You would expect there to be a huge divide between the No. 2 and No. 7 seeds in the NBA playoffs. But in the wildly competitive Western Conference, that’s simply not true.
Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter Here is a look at the eight first-round series in the NBA playoffs: EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 ATLANTA HAWKS (60-22) vs. No. 8 BROOKLYN NETS (38-44) Season Series: Hawks, 4-0. Atlanta led by […]
Dallas won its 50th game on Wednesday night for the first time since their title season of 2011. Their reward? The 7-seed and a first round matchup with the in-state Houston Rockets.
The NBA regular season has come to an end and now we’ve got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.
Charlie Villanueva has spent a decade playing in the NBA, but this weekend the Mavericks forward will reach a career milestone.
The last day of the NBA regular season has arrived. And it’s loaded with intrigue, with more than half of the games on the closing docket having some effect on the playoff picture.
The NBA needs the Mavs and Spurs series to go 7.
On Wednesday night, Oklahoma City will need a win at Minnesota, plus a victory by the San Antonio Spurs at New Orleans, to get into the postseason.
The Dallas Mavericks outcome in Utah on Monday was muddled. A 109-92 loss for which Dirk, Tyson and Monta didn’t even show up. But now the Mavs’ playoff picture suddenly has a great deal of clarity.
Dirk and the Mavericks have likely played the last game that matters for their seeding in the Western Conference playoffs.
Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.
Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.