How Victor Oladipo not playing impacts the Dallas Mavericks in Orlando

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Dallas Mavericks: Impact of Victor Oladipo not playing in NBA Disney

The Dallas Mavericks have already begun their preparations for the NBA’s restart. They are working out at their practice facility before departing for Orlando next week. One of the 22 teams will leave as NBA champions.

It will be the first of its kind event. Every organization will be in one place. After the eight seeding games per team, there is going to be a play-in for the final spot in each conference as long as the ninth-seeded team is within four games. Then, the traditional playoffs begin with the kicker that there will be no home-court advantage. Every game happens at Disney World.

The Mavericks will be ready. Luka Doncic is leading the team into the uncharted waters. The tightly packed schedule should favor the Mavs. The time off also allowed the team to get fully healthy. Kristaps Porzingis should be playing at his peak. Couple that with Luka being unstoppable, and the Mavericks will be a feared team in Orlando.

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Victor Oladipo won’t play in the NBA’s restart: How that impacts the Dallas Mavericks

Two-time All-Star Victor Oladipo decided against taking part in the NBA’s restart. Oladipo is still recovering from a ruptured quad tendon and subsequent surgery. He played in 13 games before the suspension, but never ramped up to his full workload.

The Pacers have a playoff spot locked up. Losing arguably their best player certain has ramifications. Here is a look at how Victor Oladipo not playing will impact the Dallas Mavericks during NBA Disney.

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