What's next for the defending champs?

5-on-5 roundtable: What changes will the Mavs make? Are they 2011-12 title faves?

Originally Published: August 1, 2011
ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network

Riding the back of their German superstar, Dirk Nowitzki, the Dallas Mavericks knocked off LeBron James and the favored Miami Heat to win their first NBA title this past June. What does Mark Cuban's bunch have to do in order to successfully defend their championship?

Today we begin our six-week journey looking at five key questions concerning all 30 teams in the league. We'll start with the Southwest Division this week, then take a spin around the Southeast next week, followed ...

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