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  1. Dirk defining his legacy this postseason

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    NowitzkiIt's hard to say that a player who entered the 2011 playoffs as one of only four players in NBA history to average over 25 points and 10 rebounds per game for a postseason career had a lot left to prove. In the case of Dirk Nowitzki that ...

    Blog | June 11, 2011
  2. Mavs continue postseason of comebacks

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    Following a 16-5 run that gave them a four-point lead with under five minutes remaining it appeared that the Miami Heat would be heading back to South Beach with a commanding 3-2 series edge. However, as they have shown time and again this postsea...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  3. Heat get defensive late to take series lead

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    In a game that featured four lead changes and nine ties, the Miami Heat went ahead for good on a Chris Bosh jumper with less than 40 seconds to play to hang on to an 88-86 Game 3 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Bosh finished with 18 points as the...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  4. Another big comeback for Dirk, Mavericks

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    The Dallas Mavericks ended the game on a 22-5 run, holding the Miami Heat to 1-for-10 shooting over the final 6:19. The Mavericks made nine of their final 10 shots covering the same span. Dallas is the first team to win an NBA Finals game after tr...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  5. Mavericks show how the West was won

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    Since losing to the Miami Heat in the 2006 NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks had struggled in the postseason until this year. Three times they lost in the first round - including in 2007 as a one seed. Five years later they have a chance at redemption...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  6. Dirk and Dallas do it again

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    With 4:48 left in the fourth quarter, the Oklahoma City Thunder had two important things going for them: a 15-point lead and not having lost back-to-back games this postseason. What happened next was not only historic, but also "ri-DIRK-ulous." The D...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  7. Dallas emphasizes the 'D'

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    The Dallas Mavericks used a defensive effort to overcome an off night from their superstar, retaking home-court advantage with a 93-87 win on Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The effort by Dallas forced one of the worst three-point shoo...

    Blog | May 22, 2011
  8. Harden and bench lift Thunder to victory

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    The Dallas Mavericks entered Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on a seven-game winning streak with a chance to go up 2-0 for the third consecutive playoff series. The Oklahoma City Thunder and its bench had other ideas, as they carried most of ...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  9. Thunder move to slow Nowitzki, Mavericks

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    The Dallas Mavericks have won seven straight postseason games, with their last loss coming in Game 4 of the first round against the Trail Blazers -- nearly a month ago. The Mavericks are 6-0 at home this postseason; they have won nine straight home g...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  10. Lakers, Bryant in unfamiliar territory

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    Since Kobe Bryant became a regular starter for the Los Angeles Lakers in 1998-99, the Lakers have fallen behind 2-0 in five previous playoff series. The Lakers were 4-1 in the pivotal "must-win" third games of those series with Bryant leading with wa...

    Blog | May 07, 2011
  11. Bryant, Lakers face must-win against Mavs

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    Gary A. Vasquez/US Presswire Jason Kidd and the Mavericks have Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in a must-win situation. The Dallas Mavericks return home for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mavericks...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  12. Mavericks run Texas two-step on Lakers

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    The two-time reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers have dug quite a hole in their series against the Dallas Mavericks after dropping the first two games at home. Unlike Game 1, when they coughed up a big lead, Wednesday the Lakers were caught playi...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  13. Mavericks garner first playoff win at Lakers

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    After 10 losses in as many road games against the Lakers in the playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks took care of business Monday winning Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at the Staples Center, 96-94. The Lakers had a chance to pick their mat...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  14. Magic, Hornets and Blazers say goodbye

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    On Thursday the phrase "win or go home" truly meant something for the Orlando Magic, New Orleans Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers. All three faced elimination, and after Thursday's action, all three are going home. Atlanta Hawks 84, Orlando Magi...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  15. Mavericks 'rebound' in win vs Blazers

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    After a disastrous Game 4 loss that saw them blow an 23-point lead, the Dallas Mavericks bounced back in impressive fashion as they defeated the Portland Trail Blazers. In their wins in games one and two, the Mavericks won thanks in large part to ...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  16. Brandon Roy blooms late at Rose Garden

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    Brandon Roy's 18 fourth-quarter points helped erase an 18-point fourth-quarter deficit as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks to even the series at two games apiece. This came less than a week after Roy admitted he was disappo...

    Blog | April 24, 2011