Mavs-Lakers playoff series is long overdue
It's easy to forget that the Mavericks ran into the Los Angeles Lakers in the playoffs three times in a span of five years.
It's easy to forget that because the Lakers are one of only three Western Conference teams that Dallas hasn't faced in the playoffs this millennium.
Lakers. Clippers. Seattle/Oklahoma City.
Those are the only three West foes that the Mavs haven't encountered in the postseason since their breakthrough squad of 2000-01 came back from 2-0 ...
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