Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 12/24/12
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Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1: From downtown Dirk Nowitzki surprised everyone when he came out for pregame warmups and played his first game of the season. At long last the Mavericks were going to have a complete team. Nowitzki played only 20 minutes but scored eight points on 3-for-4 shooting and grabbed six rebounds. It was a nice return. Except for the result. That sucked a lot for the Mavericks. A whole lot. Dirk even said so afterward. San Antonio hit 20 3-pointers including seven from Danny Green in San Antonio's 129-91 win over Dallas on Sunday night. Who said the Spurs did not have an interesting offense? The 20 3-pointers were the most San Antonio has made in franchise history and just the 13th game in San Antonio's illustrious history where the team has hit 15 or more 3-pointers. Ironically, all have happened in the Tim Duncan era. Six have occurred in the last three seasons. The Spurs also s...
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