10 Most Brutal NBA Rivalries Of All Time
The NBA and its fans have some of the greatest rivalries in sports history. Teams like the Bulls, Lakers, and Celtics are probably the most involved teams in NBA history, playing in countless playoff series throughout the year. We take a look at the top 10 greatest rivalries in NBA history, starting with number 10:
The Spurs-Mavs rivalry began before the 21st century in 1980. Dallas joined on as an expansion team and was a pesky thorn in the Spurs side for quite some time. The Spurs and Mavs have met in the playoffs, with San Antonio winning the playoff series in 2003, 2010, and 2014 and Dallas won the other two in 2006 and 2009. From the ejections of Tim Duncan, Eduardo Najera, and Dejuan Blair to the game winner of Vince Carter’s in the playoffs, the Spurs and Mavs have had a long history of battles.
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