Mark Cuban and his Dallas Mavericks are edging closer and closer to losing their ever-cherished home-court advantage.
In game two of the NBA’s first round Lone Star series, San Antonio made Cuban and the Mavs eat their words in terms of playing basketball on the American Airlines Center hardwood, with the Spurs garnering a 102-88 victory on Wednesday night in Dallas.
With the series now knotted up at one game apiece, it’s time to see how the Texas two-step (and solid defense) was re-introduced to the sports world via San Antonio’s riveting win over Dallas.
And when lookinSan Antonio dominated for a majority of the game.g at the numbers alone, one might think the Mavs could have and would have won—but the Spurs had a different ending for this storybook series, rising to the challenge in Dallas in a matchup.
Top five players and reasons we’re heading back to the Riverwalk in a 1-1 first round tie? Let’s take a look…