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Dallas Mavericks 2009 – 2010 Season Preview Part 2

This is part 2 of a 3 part series I will be writing evaluating the upcoming Dallas Mavericks season and boldly, quite boldly, predicting what their record will be after the 27 game stretches (29 to be exact in part 3).

Here is the second stretch of games for the Dallas Mavericks -

20-Dec Cle (Loss)
22-Dec Port (Win)
26-Dec Mem (Win)
27-Dec @Den (Loss)
31-Dec @Hou (Win)
2-Jan @Sac (Win)
3-Jan @LAL (Loss)
5-Jan Det (Win)
8-Jan @SA (Loss)
9-Jan Utah (Loss)
13-Jan LAL(Loss)
15-Jan OKC (Win)
17-Jan @Tor (Win)
18-Jan @Bos (Loss)
20-Jan @Wash (Win)
22-Jan @Phi (Win)
24-Jan @NY (Win)
26-Jan Mil (Win)
28-Jan @Pho (Win)
30-Jan Port (Loss)
1-Feb @Utah (Loss)
3-Feb GS (Win)
5-Feb Min (Win)
8-Feb @GS (Loss)
9-Feb @Den (Loss)
16-Feb @OKC (Loss)
17-Feb Pho (Win)

As you can see, this is a much tougher portion of the season as compared to the early quarter. I am predicting the Mavericks to go 15-12 but can easily see them going at or just below .500 through this stretch. Multiple dates against the Lakers, Nuggets, Trailblazers & Jazz will be tough for just about any team. Though after 2/3 of the season a record of 35-19 would be spectacular. Something tells me I overestimating the Mavericks talent though as I do not think they finish with anywhere near 70 victories. Perhaps the 3rd part of the season is a tough stretch as well? I guess we will just have to wait and see!

Topics: Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Mavericks, NBA, NBA Season Preview

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