Mavericks' post-title plan was worth risk in order to keep up with rising Thunder.
The Mavs' flameout shows the need for an elite player to pair with Dirk Nowitzki.
It's looking bleak, but don't expect the Mavericks to go down without a fight.
The Mavericks and Thunder are developing another Red River rivalry.
Kevin Durant's quest for title may not take long if he can be consistent closer.
Kevin Durant isn't that excited about Blake Griffin's highlight reel dunk.
The Mavericks stand in the Thunder's way of a potential dynasty.
As far as Dirk Nowitzki is concerned, the road out of the Western Conference still runs through Dallas.
Mavericks establish themselves as comeback kings during postseason run.
Mavs need to finish off Thunder, who have the look of a perennial contender.
Thunder's Kevin Durant takes another clutch-time hit in OT loss to Mavs
The improbable Game 4 rally is symbolic of the Mavericks' magical season.
Mavs' fortunes changing thanks to surge that includes four straight road wins.
Mavs coach Rick Carlisle says the Thunder's defense may have gotten away with a few plays.
It's the Mavericks' defense, not the Kevin Durant dunk, that has Brendan Haywood frustrated.
All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook insists that it wasn't difficult to watch the entire fourth quarter of the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 2 win from the bench.