Moreover, the San Antonio Spurs (54 wins, 13 losses) is the first seed in the Western Conference. The key elements of the Spurs, the team remains intact in recent years as a perennial playoff competitor. Even won the trophy four times in the NBA Championship in the last decade - 1999, 2003, 2005 and 2007.
Two teams that were perennial playoff squads for the last few seasons series and went again this season, they will meet on Friday at the American Airlines Center. San Antonio is 2-1 in the series of four games this season and has already secured a playoff spot. The Mavericks should have a disaster does not make the playoffs, but that does not mean it will not be a good match.
NBA Playoffs. Although it may be considered a precursor of the series to come, the Spurs beat the Mavericks almost in spite of keeping stars Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobli in the game.