With the Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz all losing their last games, the Dallas Mavericks are now one step closer to a clinched playoff berth in the NBA's Western Conference. The Mavericks are now 1.5 games back of the No. 5 ranked Memphis Grizzlies, and Dallas is on a collision course with a team from Los Angeles, either the Lakers or Clippers.
So Mavericks fans, who would you prefer to see? Kobe Bryant and the Lake Show or Blake Griffin and Lob City? Lakers versus Mavericks tips off in a few hours, let us know your thoughts.
|Oklahoma City Thunder||60||44-16||.733|
|San Antonio Spurs||58||42-16||.724|
|Los Angeles Lakers||60||38-22||.633|
|Los Angeles Clippers||60||37-23||.617|
|Portland Trail Blazers||60||28-32||.467|
|Golden State Warriors||59||22-37||.373|
|New Orleans Hornets||59||17-42||.288|
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