Mavs could get chance at retribution

Nothing would be sweeter for Mavericks than avenging loss to Heat in 2006 Finals

Updated: May 26, 2011, 1:22 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- No offense to the MVP and the Chicago Bulls, but the Western Conference champion Dallas Mavericks still have an old bone to pick with Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.

Predictably, they did not care to publicly state their favored opponent in the 2011 NBA Finals. So, after watching the Mavs rally yet again for a crunch-time 100-96 Game 5 victory over the youthful and resourceful Oklahoma City Thunder, the 21,092 chanting fans in royal blue shirts that read "The Time is Now" said ...

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