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Mavs don't let Grizzlies get in way

After solid win, Dallas can focus on Blazers and clinching the No. 2 playoff seed

Updated: April 8, 2010, 1:35 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks did what needed to be done Wednesday, disposing of the soon-to-be-vacationing Memphis Grizzlies to avert all-out crisis mode and allow for a quick focus on a real playoff threat.

Having maintained its share of the second seed, Dallas is bound for Portland for a Friday night faceoff against a team it hasn't beaten in three tries this season, including a Northwest-style beatdown just two weeks ago at the Rose Garden.

The troublesome Trail Blazers ...

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