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Everything’s Right In Big D, Mavericks Defeat Spurs, 99-90

Published by on April 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Three years ago the Dallas Mavericks were on the precipice of fulfilling their potential.

They held a two-games-to-none lead over Dwayne Wade's Miami Heat. They had completed a playoff run that included a Game Seven win in San Antonio (in overtime, no less) and a Conference Finals-clinching win in Phoenix over Steve Nash's Suns.

And then everything fell apart.

Dallas lost a heartbreaking Game Three in Miami in which the Mavericks blew a 13-point lead with six minutes remaining. Final: 98-96.

Wade, Shaquille O'Neal and Co. blew out Dallas in Game Four and then won Games Five and Six (the latter in Dallas) by a combined four points to stun the Mavericks and take home the NBA Title.


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