SPECIAL WEEKEND EDITION Why the West must be won
Editor's note: ESPN.com senior NBA writer Marc Stein supplies each item for this around-the-league notebook edition of the Daily Dime.
Brace yourselves for something really profound: What a difference a year makes!
OK, OK. We can say it with a touch more invention and relevance: What a difference bad starts make!
Imagine, if you will, that the Mavericks and Suns didn't combine to go 0-4 and 1-5, respectively, in the first couple weeks of November. I imagine we'd be ...
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