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NBA Finals 2011: Heat vs. Mavericks Series Preview, Latest News, Updates, More
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The 2011 NBA Finals will begin tonight in South Florida as the Miami Heat host the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1.

The Heat are led by superstar forward LeBron James, who is looking to win his first NBA championship and silence his critics after a difficult year for the former Cleveland Cavalier.

Likewise, Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas is also looking for his first NBA title. It would be a great addition to his Hall of Fame worthy career.

The Mavericks have several other veterans who are hungry for their first championship, such as point guard Jason Kidd, forward Shawn Marion and guard Jason Terry.

This series is a rematch of the 2006 NBA Finals, which Miami won 4-2 after losing the first two games in Dallas.

This year's NBA Finals are sure to be very exciting, and you can follow the biggest stories and live analysis of Game 1 right here.

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