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NBA Finals 2011: All Former Teammate Connections
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On first glance of the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat, you see two teams that could not be composed any differently. The Heat may have all the superstars, but the depth goes to the Mavericks.

While looking over these two rosters, I saw that many of the players have been teammates with players sitting on the opposite bench.

Some of these teammate pairings occurred long ago, like Peja Stojakovic and Mike Bibby. Others were together just recently, like Erick Dampier with the Mavericks. Another instance is when players played ball in college together, like Udonis Haslem and Mike Miller.

There are many former connections between these two ballclubs, and that is why it is shaping up to be a competitive and fun series. 

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