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Non-Call Forces the Mavericks into an Uphill Climb

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The shot that shouldn't have counted did, as Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony shrugged off intentional contact by Dallas Mavericks forward Antoine Wright and drained the winning three-pointer in a 106-105 victory on Saturday.

Behind by two, the Denver Nuggets chose to play tight defense instead of foul with less than 20 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.

Their strategy worked, as they forced Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki to shoot an off-balance, heavily covered 16-footer from the top of the key that went array. The Nuggets grabbed the rebound and called a timeout with seven seconds left.

The game was physical, and close throughout. The largest lead by either team was six, which was h...

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Featured, NBA NEWS

Non-Call Forces the Mavericks into an Uphill Climb

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The shot that shouldn't have counted did, as Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony shrugged off intentional contact by Dallas Mavericks forward Antoine Wright and drained the winning three-pointer in a 106-105 victory on Saturday.

Behind by two, the Denver Nuggets chose to play tight defense instead of foul with less than 20 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.

Their strategy worked, as they forced Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki to shoot an off-balance, heavily covered 16-footer from the top of the key that went array. The Nuggets grabbed the rebound and called a timeout with seven seconds left.

The game was physical, and close throughout. The largest lead by either team was six, which was h...

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