This could well be it for your Dallas Mavericks this evening. They face
The sad thing is that it didn't have to be this way. Back on April 17, the Mavs had the chance to all but eliminate the Warriors from playoff contention. However, we the #1 overall seed wrapped up, Avery Johnson decided to sit his star players and essentially gift wrapped a spot in the playoffs for his mentor in the process. If the real Mavs had shown up to that game, we are probably talking about a sweep of the L.A. Clippers and whether the Mavs would be playing
Perhaps you could say that they really aren't a championship caliber team. If they were really the mighty Mavs, it shouldn't have mattered who their first round opponent was. As Yogi Berra once said, "It ain't over 'til it's over." You do have to ask the question: "Is it over?"