Achtung, Baby

by June 02, 2006

Dallas 117 Phoenix 101
The trick is, if one guy goes for a ton of points, that’s OK — just make sure the rest of the team is under control. Well achtung, baby! The Mavs were kept relatively under control — 23 for Howard, 16 for Stackhouse, 14 for Jason Terry. But Dirk Nowitzki was unstoppable, which may not be a strong enough description. Standing on the right corner of the free throw line, Dirk stroked jumper after jumper, like he was playing pop-a-shot basketball. He finished with 50 points, and Dallas has moved one win away from advancing to the Conference Finals. More later today in The Links…

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