Dirk & The Dallas Mavericks Hang Tough Early

The Dallas Mavericks missed the playoffs in the 2013 season. Between the aging of Dirk Nowitzki and having to compete in the rugged NBA Western Conference, there weren’t a lot of reasons for optimism prior to this season. But as we approach Christmas Day, the Mavs are hanging right in. Their 15-10 record would put them in the postseason. Let’s take a look at what the keys to success have been, and what the future looks like.