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Dirk Nowitzki

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Thunder Rally To Sweep Mavs

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.

05/06/2012

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Mavs: NBA Title To Sweep, Offseason With Questions

The Dallas Mavericks didn’t even get to enjoy their first NBA title for an entire year.

05/06/2012

DALLAS, TX - MAY 3:  Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks is introduced before the start against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2012 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder Beat Mavs For 3-0 Series Lead

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.

05/04/2012

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Mavs Stumble Again In Game 2 Against Thunder

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.

05/01/2012

Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks recovers a loose ball by Kendrick Perkins #5 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma City defeated Dallas 99-98.

Durant’s Winner Lifts Thunder Past Mavs 99-98

Kevin Durant was determined to not let the Oklahoma City Thunder lose another playoff game at home to Dallas.

04/30/2012

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Daily Madden: Defense Key In Mavs’ Championship

The Dallas Mavericks took Game Six and the NBA Championship Sunday night with a 105-95 victory over the Miami Heat.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/13/2011

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Daily Madden: No Loser In NBA Playoffs

John Madden told the KCBS morning crew Wednesday that it’s been a great NBA Finals so far, and that it’s a shame both teams can’t be champions.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/08/2011