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5 Reasons for Non-Mavericks Fan to Root for the Mavs

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5 Reasons for Non-Mavericks Fan to Root for the Mavs
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Every year, the NBA seems to produce a villain to root against in the playoffs.  I don't know what it is about the NBA (maybe because 16 teams make it into the play-offs), but there is usually one team that 90% or more of the country hates.

Usually that team is the Lakers.

However, this season, Kobe Bryant could have gone on a killing spree and been acquitted by a jury of people wearing nothing but purple and gold and the Lakers probably would only irritate the fans of the team they were playing.

No, this year's villain is easily LeBron James and his Miami Heat.

So I present to you five reasons a non-Mavericks fan should root for the Mavs.

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