Found December 27, 2012 on
Bush League Chronicle:
On Thursday, the Dallas Mavericks almost literally snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.Down by three points with just 2.2 seconds to go, Dallas needed this miraculous shot by Darren Collison just to force overtime. Collison somehow managed to sink the prayer despite the Mavs completely botching the inbound pass. It is a mystery how he was able to stay behind the arc while launching the off-balance shot.As fate would have it though, the host Thunder went on to deliver a heart-crushing defeat in overtime, 111-105. Collison paced the Mavs with a team-high 32 points in the losing effort. Kevin Durant poured in a game-high as OKC improved to 22-6 on the year.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
2.2 seconds left.
That's all Mavericks' Darren Collison had left versus the Thunder in last night's game to force overtime with the score 98-95, OKC with the lead.
The ball was inbounded to Vince Carter who loses the ball momentarily only to see it wind up in Collison's hands with .3 seconds left on the game clock when his prayers were answered.
ON A WING AND A PRAYER
Darren Collison was lighting it up all night long against the Thunder tonight dropping 32 points. When it's your night shots like this start to fall. Check out his off balance buzzer beater at the end of regulation to take the game into over time. It was a broken play in which Shawn Marion ended up with the ball inside the 3 point arc, but quickly realized they needed a...
Darren Collison of the Mavericks sent their game on Thursday night into overtime on an incredible shot at the buzzer. The Mavs had the ball with only 2.2 seconds on the clock and managed to somehow have an inbound pass almost intercepted AND another dish. You decide for yourself if the score-keeper did his job correct or not. One way or another, it was an amazing shot.
Darren Collison sends the Mavericks into overtime with an amazing one handed one legged shot. The basket was three of Collison’s 30 points in the game. Durant dropped 40 to out do Collison and his amazing shot as the Thunder win 111-105 in overtime.
The shot of the year in the NBA.
Darren Collison sends the Dallas Mavericks to overtime against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a wild right foot, right handed, 3 point bucket off a pass from Shawn Marion as regulation time expired.
The Oklahoma City Thunder eventually won the game in overtime 111-105 despite Collison's 32 points and JR Smith like heroics.
There are few players in the NBA more talented than Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and earlier tonight against the Dallas Mavericks, he showed his skills on both end of the courts.Watch as KD swats a shot from Mavericks guard Rodrigue Beaubois and puts Dallas center Chris Kaman on a poster with a nasty one-handed dunk:
Dirk Nowitzki visits Will at Dallas Children’s Medical Center to spend time with him during the holidays and play some 1-on-1. Dirk really has some fun with the kid who he teases for being a Bulls fan, but eventually settles for being mutual Heat haters. According to Will’s YouTube page, the Mavs star was “too cool”:
Will Kolassa and Dirk Nowitzki play basketball at the...
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Dirk Nowitzki underwent arthroscopic surgery on Oct. 19.
It's not often you see an NBA player get down like a center in the National Football League and hike a basketball under his legs. Russell Westbrook did it last night against the Dallas Mavericks at mid court. Kevin Martin came up with the initial steal before Westbrook got turned around and fed him the ball back under his legs for a fast break lay-up. Check out the video...
Danilo Gallinari scored a career-high 39 points and the Denver Nuggets spoiled Dirk Nowitzki's first home game since returning from knee surgery by beating the Dallas Mavericks 106-85 on Friday night.
Nowitzki had five points in 17 minutes in his third game back, and the Mavericks lost their fifth straight for the first time since January 2011.
Gallinari scored five points...
Two weeks ago, we shared with you the story of WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan visiting a sick little boy in the hospital and letting the kid tap him out. It was heartwarming, and a reminder that sometimes the world of sports can be good to people, and not just soul-crushing and full of sex tapes.In that spirit, here’s a clip of Dirk Nowitzki visiting Will Kolassa at the Dallas Children’s...
DALLAS -- Danilo Gallinari did it from deep and at the rim, scoring a career-high 39 points to lead the Denver Nuggets to an easy 106-85 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on Friday night. The Nuggets (17-14) have played an NBA-high 21 away games without much success on enemy courts. Their fortunes changed against the slumping Mavericks, who have dropped...