The Dallas Mavericks Are Poised For a Championship Run

February 28th, 2010 by James Wong Leave a reply »
The Dallas Mavericks have been a consistently good franchise this past decade. Perhaps the saddest thing about that statement, is that, the franchise and city alike know the Mavericks have been capable of greatness. 

Unfortunately their inability to turn their strong regular season performances into consistently deep playoff-runs has hindered them, making them an afterthought behind dominant franchises like the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs. 

They've come close, like at the 2006 playoffs where Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks unfortunately ran into the emerging legacy of Dwyane Wade. However, since then, nobody has really believed they could truly win a championship. 

It's not like they helped their cause either, losing to the lowly eighth seeded Golden State Warriors in the post-season just the following year. 

This year is different. 

A sudden change-up at the trade deadline has seen the Mavericks come out with a straight-up scary lineup. Lead by perennial cornerstone Dirk Nowitzki and future Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd, the Mavericks finally look poised to claim that ever elusive championship.  ...

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