The Mavs will have to beat the odds to make the playoffs, but they aren't giving up.
Joe Kaiser offers up trade ideas for five contenders that could improve their championship odds by making a deal.
Dave Tuley examines the best values among the 2012 NBA title bets, including the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chicago Bulls.
Chris Broussard offers his list of possible MVPs besides LeBron James, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Rajon Rondo.
Dave Tuley says the Heat, Bulls and Thunder still own the best odds to win the NBA title.
A looming lockout casts a shadow over the Mavs' plans to keep things together.
Here's a look at some of the more unusual developments thus far in the remaining series.