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Thursday, April 15, 2010
Hollinger: Spurs will defy odds, streak

By ESPNDallas.com

ESPN NBA Insider John Hollinger points out that that in the first round, when the home-court team has won the regular-season series, it also has won the playoff series 41 straight times.

So, what does that mean for the Mavericks?

The Mavericks won the season series against the Spurs, 3-1.

So that bodes well for Rick Carlisle and Co., right? Not so fast, says Hollinger, who predicts that streak will come to an end in his playoff predicitons. His choice: Spurs in 6.

To see why and his reasoning behind it, click here. (Insider content)