Don't look for Joe Johnson to be a savior in Game 3, if he plays. Do look for Shawn Marion to be more involved.
If the Spurs can bottle their Game 1 performance, they'll head home with a 2-0 series lead.
If the Mavs are to survive, they'll need to play desperate with great effort and energy on the defensive end.
The Suns need to show more effort and urgency on the defensive end of the floor.
Brian James updates his Round 2 reports: Pacers-Pistons Mavs-Suns Wizards-Heat Sonics-Spurs
The combination of Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire will be too much for the Mavs.
Advice to the Suns' future playoff foes: Either bring your track shoes or barricade Steve Nash in the locker room.
The Suns are sizzling. Our NBA scout explains how they have scorched the league.
Longtime NBA assistant coach and scout Brian James takes an in-depth look at the first-round matchups.