by Holly MacKenzie

Dallas 98 San Antonio 81

Starting the season without Manu Ginobili, the Spurs knew it wasn’t going to be easy. Still, they may not have anticipated it being as difficult as it is proving to be as they Dirka, dirkahave now started the season 0-3 thanks to a 98-81 defeat at the hands of the Mav-….

Okay, I’m an honest girl and what you read above was my failed attempt to get some recaps up for you guys. Let’s be serious for a moment. Last night was a pretty ridiculously huge night and it wasn’t about basketball. At least not in my world. For one night this year I thoroughly enjoyed not watching any part of any game and if I am going to come clean I may as well tell it all. I don’t even know who won the games, save for the final score of the Dallas/San Anton contest, which I got from a boxscore.

The Post Up will be back in business tomorrow and Iverson-fuelled game notes will be my peace offering to make today up to you all. While I know I cannot speak for everyone, I hope I speak for the majority of you when I say to enjoy being tired and overwhelmed and perhaps hungover today. I’ve got shootaround to get to tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. and I’ve already decided that I will be wearing my Obama shirt. It may be neatly tucked away under my dress coat, but it will be close to my heart.

I’m proud to have been a witness of the events that took place tonight.

The best way I can express my current feelings:

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Thank you, KG.

And if you really needed those scores, here you go:

Dallas 98 San Antonio 81

-Dirk dropped in 30 points, Jason Terry added 29 and JKidd had 9 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds.

Phoenix 114 New Jersey 86

-Raja bell shot 7-9 from the floor, including shooting a perfect 6-6 from the three-point line as Steve Nash scored 12 points to go with 11 assists.

Boston 103 Houston 99

-Game of the night appeared to have been a good one as Ray Allen had 29 point, KG had 12 points and 11 rebounds and things went down to the wire as the Celtics overcame 26 points from Tracy McGrady and 21 points from Luis Scola.