Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 1/30/13
What’s the idiom – two is company, three’s a crowd, six is one shot and the ball?  The Dallas Mavericks tried to play a quick one on the Portland Trailblazers Tuesday night (fine, it was most likely a dumb mistake) by putting six players on the floor for the last eight seconds of the first half. Somebody among Darren Collison, Vince Carter, Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion, Brendan Wright and O.J. Mayo didn’t get the memo that they were supposed to be on the bench. Either that or head coach Rick Carlisle drew up a play for the 4 to pick for the 1 and the 2 to come off a double screen set by the 3 and 5, take the pass and hit the 6 (?!) for a lob. At the time of the technical foul, the Mavs led 59-44.  The Trailblazers blazed their way (cheap play on words, but it was sitting on a tee — another cheap play on words!) to a second half comeback and won the game 106-104.
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