The Dallas Mavericks: Igniting at the Perfect Time for a Postseason Run — Dr. Ian Weisberg

Dr. Ian Weisberg
3 min readApr 12, 2024

Being a big Dallas Mavericks fan, it’s been an emotional rollercoaster to say the least. From the highs of championships to the lows of rebuilding years, following this team is always interesting. But as we get closer and closer to playoffs, there seems to be a growing sense of excitement among the Mavs fans. Why? Well, our team is finally hitting their stride at just the right time. Kyrie Irving and Luka Dončić have found a level of synergy that gives fans hope about a deep playoff run.

The recent surge in performance has been jaw-dropping. Luka continues to impress with his all-around game while Kyrie has added another dimension to our offense. Now boasting one of the most formidable backcourts in the league, it’s not hard to see why people are taking us seriously.

Kyrie’s integration into this team, being healthy, has been amazing. His ability to score and handle the ball have taken some weight off Luka’s shoulders so he can play with more freedom and efficiency. And when you put them both on the same line it causes chaos for defenses everywhere.

It’s not only them though; The supporting cast has been playing out of their mind lately too. The trade deadline acquisitions were nothing short of genius and all three players have proven themselves already which will make us contenders come playoff time.

As we look forward to playoffs, I feel confident going up against whoever we have to play against — though there are currently no plans for me to help coach but maybe next year… The western conference is packed with talent but as long as we can stay healthy and hungry for victory, I like our chances against anyone.

The key here is consistency. If we keep this level up through playoffs there is absolutely no reason why we don’t come away victorious.

We’ve had our moments on defense (or lack thereof) but signs of improvement are definitely showing. If we can continue playing collectively and communicating on defense, we will be able to stop any team that comes our way.

Finishing off, the Dallas Mavericks are currently in perfect sync. The duo of Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving is a match made in heaven, and the team’s swagger is at an all-time high. As a fan, I’m overjoyed with their current performance. Of course, playoffs are another beast, but with the way they’re riding now, they have the potential to win it all. Let’s go Mavs! — Dr. Ian Weisberg

Dr. Ian Weisberg

Originally published at on April 12, 2024.



Dr. Ian Weisberg

Dr. Ian Weisberg is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist originally from Texas, now living in Florida. Proud father and big time sports enthusiast