The Mavericks and Thunder are developing another Red River rivalry.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who has paid more than $1 million in NBA fines in large part due to criticizing officiating, couldn't keep biting his tongue.
The Mavericks stand in the Thunder's way of a potential dynasty.
Mavs need to finish off Thunder, who have the look of a perennial contender.
Dirk Nowitzki is a humble superstar, but there's no doubt that he possesses a superstar's swagger when it comes to defending him: "It doesn't really matter who's on me. ... I've been attacking no matter who's on me."
Mavericks-Thunder in the Western finals is a major mismatch in experience.
Thunder or Grizzlies? It's not going to matter if the Mavs stay in this groove.