Found December 26, 2012 on
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He's a bit tall to play Santa, but Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki made the holidays extra special for one patient at Children's Medical Center in Dallas.
Wearing a surgical mask, gown and gloves, "Santa Dirk" walked into the room of young Will Kolassa and presented him with an iPod.
Kolassa was polite but shy in accepting the gift, captured in a video posted on YouTube, but warmed up quickly when Nowitzki offered another kind of present.
"Let's get a little hoops game going on," Nowitzki said, moving over to the mini-basketball hoop hanging on a door in Kolassa's room.
"OK," said Kolassa, who then looked up at the seven-foot NBA All-Star in front of him and gasped. "Oh gosh."
Before they started, Nowitzki tried to convince Kolassa, from Chicago, to become a Mavs fan.
"I heard you're a Chicago Bulls fan," Nowitzki said. "Can we change that?"
Kolassa wouldn't budge from his loyalty to the B...
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The shot of the year in the NBA.
Darren Collison sends the Dallas Mavericks to overtime against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a wild right foot, right handed, 3 point bucket off a pass from Shawn Marion as regulation time expired.
The Oklahoma City Thunder eventually won the game in overtime 111-105 despite Collison's 32 points and JR Smith like heroics.
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