Mavs causing MVP mayhem? 

April, 30, 2007
04/30/07
9:51
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If the Mavericks weren't panicking already, they obviously are now.

Yet it appears that folks over at the league office haven't given up on the West's reeling No. 1 seed.

Either that or the NBA is sticking to its practice of delaying its Most Valuable Player coronation until the start of the second round ... no matter how the winner's team fares.

Marc Stein | email

ESPN Senior Writer
• Senior NBA writer for ESPN.com
• Began covering the NBA in 1993-94
• Also covered soccer, tennis and the Olympics

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