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Dallas Mavericks: 3 things to watch once NBA season resumes

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
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3 things for Dallas Mavericks fans to watch once NBA resumes

Dallas Mavericks supporters received positive news on the basketball front this week. The NBA announced its restart plan was approved by both the Board of Governors and the NBAPA. That means basketball will return this summer.

The details continue to trickle in. 22 teams are set to play in Orlando to crown a champion. There will be eight more regular season games for each before the playoffs start. The NBA added a play-in for the final two postseason berths. Fans also got word that the first seeding tiebreaker will be winning percentage. It will matter as teams will not play an equal number of contests this season.

Mavs supporter should be ecstatic. Basketball will be back this summer. The Mavericks also have a chance to move up in the standing and avoid facing the Clippers in the first round of the playoffs. Fans can read more about why it is the ideal scenario for Dallas here.

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There is already plenty of excitement. The Mavericks are going to end their playoff drought. They have not qualified since 2016. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis will get their first NBA postseason experience too. That is a valuable step in the development of this young team.

The Mavs could make it to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since winning it all in 2011. They have the talent to get it done.

What should Dallas Mavericks fans be watching for when play resumes? Here are three things to keep an eye on.

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