Found February 07, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Vince Carter
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
When recently asked of the Dallas Mavericks, it was mentioned by the players and coaches that this is like a Super Bowl and they have to win 8 of them in order to get to where they want to be and that is in the playoff hunt; well, they won the first Super Bowl last night against the Portland Trailblazers, 105-99, behind the scoring of O J Mayo, who had a great line for the night. Mayo scored 28 points on 11 of 14 from the floor and had a hot hand on connecting on 3 of 4 from downtown, needless to say, Mayo was in the zone and let everyone know it. I guess that’s what home cooking and sleeping in your own bed can do for some guys, it revives them and they sure needed to be revived after their recent road trip. Getting this win was like redemption for the mess last week in Portland when Mayo was called for an offensive foul on a charge that should have been called in Mayo’s favor and might, just might, have given Dallas a victory. I know refs are as human as anyone else, but that was ...
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