Found November 28, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Elton Brand
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
The Dallas Mavericks, it seems as of late, have a problem with the start of games. After suffering such a loss at home against the Los Angeles Lakers, one would have thought that they would not want that type of game to happen to them again anytime soon, right? Well, I sure wouldn’t, but as it looked at the beginning of the game against Philadelphia, they had not had enough humiliation. Within less than 3 minutes into the game, Coach Rick Carlisle, had to call his first timeout in order to get his guys together and you can bet he wasn’t saying, “come on guys, it’s going to be ok; let’s just play a game and go on”, NO he wasn’t. One can only imagine the steam coming off of his head as he laid down the law to them to get their attention, well that’s what I would have done. Because during this same time, the 76′ers had already scored 13 points on 3 three-pointers and they weren’t contested 3′s either, they were wide open shots with no defender within close proximity and Dallas had only...
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