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How Does Mavs Bench Stack Up in the Western Conference?

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The NBA is a star driven league, and starting units across the superior western conference are plastered with them. The Mavericks, at least on paper, have one of the best first units in the entire league. But as history has told us, the San Antonio Spurs most recently, a deep and talented bench is vital to postseason success.

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In last year’s NBA Finals Boris Diaw, who actually started the final three games of the series, Manu Ginobli, and Patty Mills all played key roles in San Antonio’s domination of the Miami Heat.

So how does the Dallas bench stack up with their competitors in the western conference? They have a starting five that, assuming there is enough time to get things together, rivals the talent of any other’s. But is the second unit good enough to keep pace?

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