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  1. Nowitzki, Mavs are too clutch for Heat

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    The Dallas Mavericks won their first NBA championship behind 27 points from Jason Terry and 21 points and 11 rebounds from Dirk Nowitzki. The latter took home the Finals MVP award after averaging 26 points and 9.7 rebounds per game in the series. ...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  2. 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
  3. LeBron disappearing in crunch time

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    With 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists last night, LeBron James posted his seventh playoff triple-double, his second in a losing effort. It was the first Finals triple-double for James, who is the fifth losing player with a triple-double in th...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  4. 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
  5. Fourth quarter again looms large for Mavs

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    Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Mavericks to yet another comeback win in the playoffs. Dallas trailed by 4 points entering the final quarter, but closed the game on a 21-9 run to even the NBA Finals at ...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Miami rides Heat wave to win East

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    Including the regular season, the Chicago Bulls were 53-0 when leading by double-digits in the fourth quarter. So, with only 3:14 remaining in Game 5, and the Bulls leading by 12 points a win appeared all but certain. The Miami Heat had other pla...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Nowitzki has record-breaking night in win

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    Dirk Nowitzki scored 48 points, his sixth career 40-point playoff game, finishing two points shy of his playoff career high. Nowitzki Among active players, only Shaquille O'Neal (12), Kobe Bryant (11) and LeBron James (nine) have more caree...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  15. 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
  16. 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