Found October 07, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
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So I’m a huge Dallas Mavericks fan and an even bigger Dirk Nowitzki fan, but this game was one of the sloppiest games I have seen them play in years. However in saying that, you have to take into consideration that just in the starting lineup alone in the game, was only 2 players from the previous season, Dirk and Shawn Marion and they had just made a very long trip across the pond to Germany and you could definitely tell that jet lag had settled in on some of them.Well, unfortunately my hero, Dirk, bless his humanitarian heart, was pulled in multiple directions from the get go, so when he missed the open dunk, lay-up, whatever you want to call it, you could tell that his legs were not as they should be. The good thing of it was this was only pre-season and it was the first game, but Coach Carlisle could see the areas where they are absolutely going to have to work on before they take on the Barcelona bunch on Tuesday.When you take into consideration that Dallas committed 10 turnove...
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