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Oklahoma City Thunder v Dallas Mavericks - Game One

Dirk’s 48 Points Lead Mavs Past Thunder In Game 1

Dirk Nowitzki showed no rust from a long layoff, making 10 of his first 11 shots and an NBA playoff-record 24 straight free throws on the way to 48 points, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 121-112 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night.


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Nowitzki, Mavs Surge Past Thunder, 111-103

Dirk Nowitzki scored 34 points, Tyson Chandler had season highs with 17 points and 18 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks charged past the Oklahoma City Thunder in the fourth quarter for a 111-103 victory Wednesday night.