Western finals: Advantage Mavs
In a matchup featuring old vs. young, Dallas is the favorite (PER Diem: May 17, 2011)
Updated: May 17, 2011, 5:55 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Glenn James/NBAE /Getty ImagesMavericks point guard Jason Kidd is 38, while the Thunder's quarterback, Russell Westbrook, is only 22.
We've seen playoff series that matched youth versus experience before, but I'm not sure we've seen one that did so quite this starkly. Dallas versus Oklahoma City, it seems, is the ultimate December versus January series.
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