VIDEO QUOTEBOARD: "Rise to the moment"

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The playoffs started early -- or at least, it felt that way -- in the Mavericks' last home game of the season. And as a result, soon, the playoffs start for real for this team.

The Aftermath: We missed you, playoffs

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The Mavericks win; here's all the reactions you need.

Mavericks beat Suns, return to playoffs

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After missing last year, the Mavericks will have a post season thanks for Monta Ellis and Dirk Nowitzki.

Talking Suns

Kevin Zimmerman of Valley of the Sun and SB Nation stops by to chat about the keys to tonight's game, the level of optimism in Phoenix and Eric Bledsoe's place in the NBA.

Scouting the Suns: a preview of tonight's opponent

An in-depth look at the surprise team standing in the Mavs way.

Preview: Let the play-in tourney begin!

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Somehow, some way the NBA had the foresight to schedule a play-in tournament to win the last two playoff berths in the Western Conference. It starts tonight as the Phoenix Suns play the Dallas...

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