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DALLAS -- Thanks to Keyon Dooling and the rest of the Memphis bench, the Grizzlies still have a chance to stay home after their regular-season finale to start the playoffs.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks can only hope to break even.
Dooling hit the go-ahead 3-pointer before Ed Davis made consecutive baskets, and reserves accounted for all 35 points the Grizzlies scored in the fourth quarter while rallying for a 103-97 victory Monday night to keep alive their chance of hosting a first-round playoff series.
"Our intensity, our energy, our effort was revved up. Coach really challenged us at halftime to run harder and play with more force," said Dooling, on his seventh team in a 13-year NBA career. "The bench, we were trying to find some continuity, find out how we can play with each other. We did a good job in all those categories."
Dooling, who had scored a combined 12 points in his five games since signing as a free agent April 3, hit a 3-pointer with ...
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