Dallas Mavericks Champions Of The West And They Have The Belt To Prove It

One game after rallying from 15 points down with under five minutes to go, Dallas rallied from an eight-point, fourth-quarter hole to capture the Western Conference crown with a 100-96 victory over the Thunder in Game 5.

With that, the Mavs now return to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2006. Whether or not they get their rematch with the Miami Heat remains to be seen. Until then, they can celebrate their fantastic run through the Western Conference and bask in the spoils.

The spoils, of course, being the mythical Western Conference Championship Belt. Don't believe me? Check out the guy in the crowd keeping it warm for them (H/T Mocksession):

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ENHANCE...

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Meme-makers, do your worst.

Be sure to check out our Mavericks vs. Thunder hub for full series coverage. For more on the Thunder, visit Welcome To Loud City. For more on the Mavericks, visit Mavs Moneyball and SB Nation Dallas.

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