Dallas Mavericks: 3 Matchups to Watch Vs. Nuggets
3.) Emmanuel Mudiay vs. Deron Williams
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The third matchup is the battle at point guard between two Dallas guys.
Mudiay is the former 7th overall pick by the Nuggets, but has yet to really reach the hype that some put around him. With a questionable outside shot and subject playmaking ability, Mudiay is still trying to find his groove in the league.
Deron Williams comes into the matchup back healthy and leading the Mavs. He has appeared in 15 of the Mavs 23 games where he is averaging 12 points and six assists a game.
Williams will look to take advantage of the youth of Mudiay as Dallas will need Williams to score the ball if they plan to take the victory. Mudiay’s speed versus Williams craftiness on the offensive end should be a fun matchup to watch on Monday.
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If Dallas truly is still vying for the playoffs, games like Monday night should be must win games.