That young up-and-coming Oklahoma City team that made things so difficult on the Dallas Mavericks in the playoffs last year may not even let the defending NBA champions get out of the first round this time.
Hey fans – can you believe it is already April? Time does fly, especially during hockey season.
If Dallas is to end that skid, it likely must show some improvement after shooting 39.0 percent during a 94-75 home loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday.
Dallas has won both meetings with the Canucks this season including a 5-2 victory in Vancouver on March 6, but won’t take the Northwest leaders lightly.
The Mavericks look for a fifth consecutive victory while trying to snap a four-game regular season skid against the struggling Lakers on Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center.
Trying to win two in a row for the first time in almost a month, the Mavericks look to remain perfect in their all-time series with the Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday night.
In a matchup of teams heading in opposite directions, the Stars look to win for the eighth time in nine games Thursday night when they host the Sharks, losers of nine of 11.
Rick Nash scored twice, Steve Mason made 36 saves, and the Blue Jackets registered their first regulation road win of the season, 4-1 over the Stars.
Embrace the summer of 2011, because repeating in 2012 – especially without Tyson Chandler – will be a tough task!
Live webcam from the Red Carpet of the Grand Opening of The Fan Sports Lounge at Victory Park in Dallas
Slava Voynov scored his first two NHL goals, and the Kings handed the Stars their first home loss of the season with a 5-3 victory on Thursday.