Found January 16, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Shawn Marion
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
After their win over the Minnesota Timberwolves in Dallas on Monday night, Dallas is looking more like the team of old, not in age, but in working together and putting something nice on the court for the fans to see. It felt good, it looked good and you could tell that the players were in agreement with it because they looked relaxed and even smiling, yes I said smiling during the course of the game. This was Dallas’ third win in a row, so I’m not going to go all gang busters about a streak, but it has looked like a different team that say even a month ago, why? One of the reasons could be that  Dirk is back and is finally feeling a little bit more of his grove is back on as well. Even though he only scored 10 points in the last game, he also had 6 assists during the game and even though he only had 6 assists, just his presence on the court draws attention. The opponent doesn’t know if he’s going to make the play or pass it off to someone else so that they can make the play, so it k...
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