On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: May 25, The 2011 Mavericks Won Western Conference Finals

April 12, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion (0) reacts with forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) as they walk to the bench during a timeout against the Denver Nuggets at the American Airlines Center. The Mavs beat the Nuggets 108-105 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

2011 – In Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 100-96. Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion each scored 26 points as the Mavericks completed a fourth-quarter comeback in front of their home fans. Dallas then went on to defeat the Miami Heat in six games in the NBA Finals.

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Topics: Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Playoffs, Shawn Marion

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