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Toldja Mavs-Spurs is One of Sports' Best Rivalries.

I included the

Dallas Mavericks-San Antonio Spurs among sports' Top 10 current rivalries

a while back and the hate email started pouring in.

Granted the Mavs don't have a championship. But the rivalry has everything else.

Hall of Famers. Unprecedented regular-season success. Playoff throwdowns. Oh yeah and, in case you forgot, good ol' hatred.

On the eve of tonight's Game 2 at American Airlines Center, Mavs owner Mark Cuban reminded us what we've all been thinking ...

I hate the Spurs.

Diminish Mavs-Spurs if you must, but it's a short list of rivals who unabashedly announce they hate each other.

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