Rick Carlisle: OKC best we've played

Updated: May 22, 2011, 2:59 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler called out his teammates after Game 2, saying they took the Oklahoma City Thunder lightly, and point guard Jason Kidd said they relaxed.

Coach Rick Carlisle, unamused, said his team of ring-less veterans better focus on the force before them, and they did with a dominant defensive performance Saturday night for a 93-87 victory in Game 3. Dallas regained control of the series with a 35-12 opening run and held on late to grab a 2-1 lead.

Game ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Rangers Roll To Win
    Yovani Gallardo threw six strong, shutout innings, and the Rangers held off the Mariners on the road.