NBA Finals 2011: Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks, Game 5 Predictions and Updates

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NBA Finals 2011: Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks, Game 5 Predictions and Updates
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A "must-have" Game 5 in the 2011 NBA Finals is set to tip off Thursday night from Dallas, and before a winner is decided, let's take a look at some of the major storylines surrounding tonight's game and the championship round.

Polarizing superstar LeBron James is just two wins away from his first NBA championship, while Dallas mainstay Dirk Nowitzki has the Mavericks two victories shy of their first NBA championship.

The Finals are officially a best-of-three series.

Join Bleacher Report as we run down some of the hottest topics involving the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks, and enjoy a series-shifting Game 5 from Big D.

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