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Dallas Mavericks: 5 things fans are thankful for this year

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Dallas Mavericks: 5 things to be thankful for as the new season approaches

The Dallas Mavericks had a roller coaster 2019-2020 season. They started strong with Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis leading them into the playoff race. The Mavs faced some bumps and bruises, but nobody saw the pandemic putting a halt to the season. Ultimately, Dallas was one of 22 teams selected to enter the NBA bubble for some seeding games and fight for an NBA championship.

The Mavericks drew the LA Clippers in the first round of the playoffs. The tough defensive team led by Kawhi Leonard and Paul George was viewed as a poor matchup, but nobody told the Mavs. They nearly put the Clippers away before losing the series in six games. The Mavericks were a few calls and non-injuries away from a deep playoff run. None of that stopped Luka Doncic from having an amazing series.

Mavs fans have a lot to be thankful for this year. The 2020-2021 season is weeks away from starting. Dallas had an eventful offseason including adding players in the draft, making multiple trades, and signing pieces to help them continue to push up the standings.

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5 things Dallas Mavericks fans should be thankful for right now

Luka Doncic is the league’s youngest superstar. Kristaps Porzingis was playing the best of his career during the Walt Disney World restart, and that is only the beginning. Here are five things Dallas Mavericks fans should be thankful for as the 2020 calendar year comes to a close.

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