Dirk Nowitzki had the only miss in a final minute filled with clutch shots by Dallas and San Antonio, topped by Vince Carter’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer that gave the Mavs a Game 3 win.
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been selected as the 2013-14 winner of the Magic Johnson Award.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are coming home after showing they won’t go quietly in a first-round series with top-seeded San Antonio.
Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their series.
Dirk Nowitzki missed from several of his usual spots as Dallas blew a lead in the fourth quarter of its playoff-opening loss to San Antonio.
Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Dallas Mavericks to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for a 90-85 victory Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise’s almost unfathomable run of excellence.
The 7-foot German – relatively new dad and old hand at this postseason thing after missing last year for the first time since 2000 – is just happy to be back in what he calls the ‘big dance,’ a little phrase he stole himself.
Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference’s No. 7 seed away from Dallas.
With the postseason locked up, head coach Rick Carlisle says the team has no intention of throttling back in the season finale.
Monta Ellis scored 37 points and Nowitzki added 23 carrying the Mavericks back to the postseason in a 101-98 victory against the Phoenix Suns
Dirk Nowitzki reaches a new NBA scoring record as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz, 95-83