Finally, Luka Doncic and the Mavericks reached the second round. For Doncic, it’s a first. For the Mavericks, it’s a first since 2011. And yes, they won it all that year.
Their prize for getting to the Western Conference semifinals? No less than the defending conference champion Suns.
Along with Chris Paul, they have Devin Booker back. All Paul did was finish 14-of-14 shooting in the closing game vs. the Pelicans. All Booker did was hit a dagger of a shot.
So the Suns have the experience in these big series situations. For the Mavs, it’s all new. Is there an upset brewing, though? Let us know below.