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That is what's at stake in the Western Conference Wednesday night when the Memphis Grizzlies host the Dallas Mavericks at FedExForum.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Editorial: In springtime renewal, Mavs and Stars back in the playoffs
Even as activity finally began to bubble around it, American Airlines Center was an oddly sad and lonely place on too many nights last spring.
Lone Star Ball
Why they're dangerous: I love the Mavericks' franchise. I really do. I think Mark Cuban is the best owner in sports, Dirk Nowitzki is one of the top three players of his generation and their veterans have done a great job.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Loving, hating and appreciating the Monta Ellis experience
Monta Ellis is the most infuriating player I've ever watched on the Dallas Mavericks.
Mavs Back Where They Belong: In the NBA Playoffs
APRIL 12: Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts after making a three point shot against the Phoenix Suns at American Airlines Center on April 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Simple-minded people hurt NBA's reputation more than anything
I know, that brands me idiot or heretic. But since the NBA came to Oklahoma City in 2005, I've been blessed to sit virtually courtside for more than 200 games.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Monta Ellis Has Found Home in Dallas with the Mavericks
Coming into the season, Monta Ellis didn't have a reputation for being a clutch performer.
Dallas Mavericks' Cinderella Season Culminates With Playoff Berth
There has been a lot of season-stealing headlines in the NBA this season. The Philadelphia 76ers futility, the surprising Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors going toe-to-toe with the big boys in their respective conferences, Kobe Bryant's bizarre contract extension, the continued evolution of the San Antonio Spurs and the lackadaisical season from ... (more)
A look at the NBA playoff picture
Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis drives to the basket between Phoenix Suns forwards Markieff Morris and Channing Frye during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Dallas.
Northern Michigan News
Cuban backs announcer after fine over ref comments
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is backing his public address announcer after the team had to pay a $25,000 fine because the announcer criticized referee Danny Crawford on Twitter after a recent game.
Bright Side of the Sun
Game Preview: Phoenix Suns (47-32) versus Dallas Mavericks (48-32) -...
Somehow, some way the NBA had the foresight to schedule a play-in tournament to win the last two playoff berths in the Western Conference.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Saving the Skyhook
Eight-Day NBA Playoffs Warning: Monta Ellis and Jordan Crawford Breaking Free
The NBA Playoffs start in eight days so each day until then we'll be taking a look at some of the most important storylines leading up to the best two months of the year.
Report: NBA bans Mavs' PA announcer for ref rant
The Dallas Mavericks need every win they can get at the end of this season, as they are still battling it out with the Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies for one of the final two playoff spots in the Western Conference.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Spurs Mavericks 4.10.14
San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan attempts a shot as Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki defends during the first half of a basketball game in Dallas, Monday, April 10, 2014.
The Smoking Cuban
Mavericks Have Opportunity To Make Name For Themselves
Sitting at 48-31 and their magic number at two, they're in a position where they won't need to count on for "help" from opposing teams.
How Accurate Was My Mavericks Prediction?
On October 29, the first day of the 2013-14 NBA season, I posted " A Blatantly Biased But, I Think, Mostly Clear-Eyed 2013-14 Dallas Mavericks Season Preview ."
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Smoking Cuban
Mavericks Return Home To Face NBA-Leading Spurs On TNT
Mar 2, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki takes a shot over San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard during the second half at AT&T Center.
Nowitzki moves to No. 10 on all-time scoring list
The Mavericks forward scored 21 points and moved into the No. 10 spot on the NBA's all-time scoring list in the Dallas Mavericks' 95-83 victory over the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena.
Should Dallas Mavericks Re-Sign Shawn Marion This Offseason?
The Dallas Mavericks are facing a timeless problem. The team has before them an aging, high-priced veteran who is in the midst of a statistical decline but has proven to be invaluable over the years.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Mavericks aim for perfect road trip, visit Utah
The Dallas Mavericks shoot for a perfect road trip and a step closer to a playoff berth when they visit the Utah Jazz Tuesday.