3 Things to Learn From Suns VS Mavericks Game

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns 113-86 in Game 6 of their Western Conference Semifinals series on Thursday to force a decisive Game 7 in Phoenix.

For the first-time this NBA postseason, we are going to have a winner take all, battle to the death, leave no survivors Game 7!

There’s Something About That Dallas Water Phoenix Does Not Like

In this series, Phoenix has gone 0-3 on the road against the Mavericks and they have lost these three games by a combined 46 points.

Normally the most poised team in the league, the Suns have shown signs of cracking in their mentality in this series and they have really struggled on the road as a result.

The Suns Need To Calm Down On The Floor And Get Back To The Basics

One of the biggest reasons the Suns lost Game 6 in Dallas was not because their offense struggled, it was because they let their emotions get the best of them.

Not only did this result in Dallas taking advantage of the Suns defensively, but it also resulted in Phoenix having careless turnovers possession after possession.

Dallas has done a good job of making him uncomfortable in this series, but Paul is a future Hall-of-Famer and he needs to be this kind of player in Game 7 if the Suns are to advance.

Spencer Dinwiddie & Defense – The Two Keys To Success For Dallas

Starting with their defense, Dallas has held the fifth-best scoring offense in the league this year under 100 points twice in this series and they held them to just 101 points another time.

 head coach Jason Kidd and the Mavericks devised a plan to stop Phoenix from attacking the paint, something they have had a ton of success with.

Being a primary scorer earlier in his career, Dinwiddie has proven to be a scoring threat with the ball in his hands and heading into Game 7

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