Dirk Nowitzki is the 13th-leading scorer in NBA history. On Wednesday night, in his words, he was reduced to “an expensive decoy.”
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The Washington Wizards took a 14-point lead early in the second quarter before Dallas rallied. The Mavericks trailed by four at the half before outscoring the Wizards 35-19 in the third quarter to take an 83-71 lead.
Oklahoma City rallied in the fourth quarter for a 103-97 victory Saturday night to sweep the defending NBA champion Mavericks during the first round of the playoffs.
The Dallas Mavericks didn’t even get to enjoy their first NBA title for an entire year.
Kevin Durant finally found his postseason shooting touch, and the Thunder never trailed on the way to a 95-79 victory over the Mavericks on Thursday night.
Russell Westbrook scored 29 points, Kevin Durant added 26 in an off-shooting performance and the Oklahoma City Thunder clawed out a 102-99 victory over defending champion Dallas on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Kevin Durant was determined to not let the Oklahoma City Thunder lose another playoff game at home to Dallas.
Wizards coach Flip Saunders hopes that Wall will emulate Jason Kidd, the 38-year-old floor leader of the defending champion Dalls Mavericks.
But the biggest lesson could apply to the Capitals, not the Wizards.