The San Antonio Spurs are looking to put the first of several nails in the Dallas Mavericks' coffin, as the Mavericks have gotten healthy, but not better over the past few games.
With the return of Dirk Nowitzki against the San Antonio Spurs, Dallas got their savior and longtime superstar back, but their fortunes didn't change. Three losses came in Dirk's three games back.
Now, Dallas is looking desperate and the Mavs even starting to look like trade deadline sellers if this trend continues.
What that could mean in the next few months is still up for debate, but there could suddenly be a handful of players on the block, should Dallas fail to turn things around, preferably starting Sunday.
Time: 7:30 p.m. EST
TV: NBA League Pass
Records: San Antonio Spurs (23-8), Dallas Mavericks (12-18)
Betting Line: San Antonio -5.5
Injury Report: Gary Neal, Questionable (Calf)
Key Storyline: Dallas' Waning Chances
There's never a moment too early in the season to start counting teams out. It's the best way to make yourself look like an idiot later in the year, ...
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