After Game 3, Jason Terry Knew it Was Over

by May 14, 2009
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Still, he and the Mavs went through the charade of playing two more games against Denver: “History will show the Nuggets needed five games to beat Dallas in the Western Conference playoffs Wednesday night. But as far as the Mavericks were concerned, the series was over after the Nuggets won Game 3 in Dallas on a controversial last-second 3-pointer by Carmelo Anthony on Saturday. ‘You lose Game 3 and put yourself in a hole. You win the next one, that’s cool, but you’re still down 3-1,’ said guard Jason Terry. ‘So you’re going to do the impossible? Yeah, we all wanted to, it was just that Game 3 was really the deciding factor in this series.'”