In a battle of high-scoring teams, Spurs have the edge.
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In a matchup featuring old vs. young, Dallas is the favorite in the West finals.
John Hollinger makes his prediction for the Mavs-Lakers Western Conference semifinal.
The West finals have been an offensive explosion.
Despite being in control of their series, the Lakers could have a big problem going forward.
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When they face Shaquille O'Neal and Dwyane Wade in the NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks have lots of ways to approach the dynamic duo, writes John Hollinger.
As John Hollinger shows, Dallas is the deepest team in the NBA, a fact that puts them on the verge of the NBA Finals as they go into Game 6 in Phoenix.
Thus far in the NBA Finals, those slow-paced, methodical Pistons are crushing the Spurs in transition, holding a 60-30 edge in fastbreak points.
The Spurs' Game 4 loss was hardly surprising if you take the law of averages into account, writes John Hollinger.
The first five games of San Antonio-Oklahoma City have not gone according to plan.