- John Carroll, Scouts, Basketball Recruiting
Mavs Offense: The Mavs need to have a "selective pace" to their offensive game. They cannot get caught up into a uptempo game with the Suns. The Suns bait their opponents into a higher tempo than they are comfortable with but the Mavs attempted to keep it at their pace in Game 2. They were much more successful in the second half at finding the right pace. This will be a continual mental battle for them throughout the series and Avery Johnson must use his timeouts wisely when he sees the pace get too high.
Scouts Inc. breaks down the Western Conference finals series between the Mavericks and the Suns (and picks the winner).