Mavericks After Dark: Three “Million to One” Predictions
Number One Defense in the League
If you have been a Mavs fan for the last few years, you realize just how far-fetched this one would have been before this season. And truthfully, any lineup that includes both Dirk and Deron Williams is probably reason enough to doubt the possibility of Dallas being the number one defense.
However, there are those out there who believe that this is not that crazy of an idea. The Dallas Mavericks have added some bonafide defensive weapons this offseason. Wesley Matthews, Justin Anderson and Harrison Barnes are all ready to shut down the wing while Andrew Bogut and Salah Mejri patrol the paint.
Between all of these above average defenders, the Mavs are sure to be better defensively than they were last year. But, it is tough to consider it a real possibility that this Dallas team is ready to jump from a below average defensive team to the best in the league.
Improbable? Yes. Impossible? No. That’s where the million to one comes in.
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