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2010 Playoff Series Preview: Dallas vs. San Antonio

Posted by Neil Paine on April 16, 2010

2010 Playoffs Home2010 Playoff Previews

2. Dallas Mavericks

Coach: Rick Carlisle
SRS: 2.67 (12th of 30) ▪ Pace Factor: 92.5 (17th of 30)
Offensive Rating: 109.2 (10th of 30) ▪ Defensive Rating: 106.3 (12th of 30)

Four Factors

Team eFG% Rank TOV% Rank ORB% Rank FT/FGA Rank
Dallas Mavericks 0.506 11 0.123 3 0.243 26 0.226 15
Dallas Mavericks - Opp 0.495 14 0.136 11 0.263 15 0.206 6

Roster (w/ 2010 Regular-Season Stats)

Pos Player Age Ht Wt G MPG ORtg %Pos DRtg SPM T/Min %Pass %Shoot %Fouled %TO
PF Dirk Nowitzki 31 84 237 81 37.5 115.9 27.0 105.4 3.94 1.14 37 43 15 4
PG Jason Kidd 36 76 205 80 36.0 115.5 16.9 104.5 5.80 1.82 82 13 2 4
SF/PF Shawn Marion 31 79 220 75 31.8 107.3 17.7 106.2 -2.03 0.69 39 48 8 6
C Erick Dampier 34 83 265 55 23.3 117.7 12.3 103.4 -0.50 0.43 33 39 16 11
SF Caron Butler 29 79 217 27 34.4 100.8 21.3 107.5 -0.26 0.87 38 44 12 7
PG/SG Jason Terry 32 74 176 77 33.0 112.0 22.0 109.2 0.57 1.23 55 34 8 4
PG Jose Barea 25 72 175 78 19.8 104.5 20.4 109.7 -3.02 1.45 68 24 4 5
C Brendan Haywood 30 84 268 28 26.5 117.4 14.4 105.7 0.81 0.45 24 46 20 9
PF Eduardo Najera 33 80 240 33 14.6 100.2 12.3 106.9 -0.70 0.53 47 40 6 7
SG DeShawn Stevenson 28 77 210 24 11.1 83.2 10.8 111.5 -4.48 0.63 60 29 6 5
G Rodrigue Beaubois 21 72 170 56 12.5 110.5 23.5 106.4 1.42 1.20 52 36 6 6
SG Matt Carroll 29 78 212 25 4.8 87.1 21.5 108.4 -6.64 0.81 36 51 5 7

Best Pure Shooter: Dirk Nowitzki
Best 3 Pt. Shooter: Jason Kidd
Best Scorer: Dirk Nowitzki
Best Rebounder: Erick Dampier
Best Passer: Jason Kidd
Best Defenders: Jason Kidd, Brendan Haywood
Who to Foul: Erick Dampier (60.4%)

7. San Antonio Spurs

Coach: Gregg Popovich
SRS: 5.07 (4th of 30) ▪ Pace Factor: 91.7 (20th of 30)
Offensive Rating: 110.0 (9th of 30) ▪ Defensive Rating: 104.5 (8th of 30)

Four Factors

Team eFG% Rank TOV% Rank ORB% Rank FT/FGA Rank
San Antonio Spurs 0.515 7 0.129 11 0.268 13 0.219 20
San Antonio Spurs - Opp 0.483 4 0.121 28 0.237 4 0.214 10

Roster (w/ 2010 Regular-Season Stats)

Pos Player Age Ht Wt G MPG ORtg %Pos DRtg SPM T/Min %Pass %Shoot %Fouled %TO
SF Richard Jefferson 29 79 222 81 31.1 110.0 17.6 106.3 -0.28 0.82 45 38 12 5
PF/C Tim Duncan 33 83 248 78 31.3 115.7 26.2 100.9 5.91 1.24 48 36 11 5
SG Manu Ginobili 32 78 210 75 28.7 118.1 26.2 103.8 8.06 1.66 62 26 9 4
PG Tony Parker 27 74 180 56 30.9 106.4 26.2 108.5 -2.85 1.72 63 24 7 5
PF/C Antonio McDyess 35 81 220 77 21.0 102.7 15.8 102.9 -2.24 0.65 47 41 5 8
PG George Hill 23 74 180 78 29.2 114.9 18.6 106.5 1.41 1.05 56 31 8 4
SG/SF Keith Bogans 29 77 215 79 19.7 106.3 10.9 106.1 -0.30 0.62 59 31 4 6
SG/PG Roger Mason 29 77 200 79 19.2 100.8 16.5 107.0 -2.21 0.93 58 36 2 4
PF DeJuan Blair 20 79 265 82 18.2 108.1 21.6 100.7 0.66 0.76 34 44 12 10
PF/C Matt Bonner 29 82 240 65 17.9 116.9 16.4 104.4 2.85 0.74 47 44 5 5
G Malik Hairston 22 78 220 47 6.7 110.9 14.3 106.2 -2.54 0.66 46 37 12 5
G Garrett Temple 23 78 190 13 14.8 99.1 19.8 106.6 -1.02 0.88 42 34 15 9
C Ian Mahinmi 23 83 230 26 6.3 115.4 24.1 100.3 -0.24 0.75 10 45 33 12

Best Pure Shooters: Manu Ginobili, Roger Mason
Best 3 Pt. Shooters: George Hill, Matt Bonner
Best Scorers: Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan
Best Rebounder: DeJuan Blair
Best Passer: Tony Parker
Best Defender: Tim Duncan
Who to Foul: DeJuan Blair (54.7%)

Season Series

Spurs win series 4-2
Game 1 @ DAL - Mavs 100, Spurs 94
Game 2 @ DAL - Spurs 102, Mavs 88
Game 3 @ SA - Spurs 94, Mavs 90
Game 4 @ SA - Spurs 92, Mavs 89
Game 5 @ DAL - Mavs 103, Spurs 81
Game 6 @ SA - Spurs 97, Mavs 87
Picks Most Likely Second Opinion
SPM "True Skill" Projection says: Spurs in 6 Mavs in 7
I say: Spurs in 7 Mavs in 7

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2 Responses to “2010 Playoff Series Preview: Dallas vs. San Antonio”

  1. Jason J Says:

    Best Three point shooter = Jason Kidd on a team with Dirk Nowitzki! I bet nobody who watched him play in Phoenix or NJ thought they'd see that.

  2. Neil Paine Says:

    Another case of "now there's something I never thought I'd type"...