Dallas Mavericks: grades
Check the grades out here.
How would you grade the Mavs' Game 1 performance on offense, defense, bench play and coaching?
What a difference a game makes.
The Mavericks earned straight F's in Game 4 because of their fourth-quarter collapse.
But they got right back on the teacher's good side with their Game 5 performance.
They didn't get straight A's, but it's a report card they can be proud of. Check it out here.
One good thing about the Mavs' demoralizing 84-82 loss to the Trail Blazers in Game 4: It wasn't hard to grade.
You can find our report card here, along with complete coverage of the first-round series.
You can probably guess what kind of grades the Mavs earned. It's a good thing they don't have to get their mom to sign it. She wouldn't be happy.
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