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Mavericks writer: Thunder must beat Dallas tonight to have chance in series

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 19, 2011
The Dallas Morning News' Dallas Mavericks beat writer Eddie Sefko answered questions from readers in a special chat on today. Read the entire chat recap here.

On whether the Thunder will steal Game 2 in Dallas:

I think that if the Thunder is going to have any chance in this series, they have to win tonight. And I believe they will, somehow. Streaks all end sometime. The problem is that they may very well need to win twice in Dallas to win this series.

On the idea of Kendrick Perkins "creating a feud" with Tyson Chandler:

That was the scuttlebutt going around at shootaround today. A lot of people just think he needs to be mad at somebody, so Chandler's an easy target. By the way, Joel Przybilla, the veteran center who was with Portland earlier this year, once had the great line that Chandler "cries more than my three-year-old.'' There's a kernel of truth in there somewhere. But I have to say, Chandler is one heck of a good dude. Chat Recap: Eddie Sefko

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