Miami Heat 88, Dallas Mavericks 86, Game 3: Bad Play, Worse Officiating

Dallas Mavericks 95, Miami Heat 93 Finals Game 2: Ich bein ein Nowitzki!

The Miami Heat had the Dallas Mavericks on the ropes in game two of the NBA Finals. And had they held on it would have been the likely end of the series. Would Dallas go quietly into that good night. 2006 MVP and German national Dirk Nowitzki’s game said NEIN!! He then owned the velociraptor resembling Chris Bosh with a three and hook shot that said DAS IS SEHR GUT!

-Why do I feel that when typing German phrases I need to YELL them by typing in ALL CAPS!

-Not to sound Captain Obvious, but what an ending! Heat blow a 15 point lead to finally lose a postseason home game, Dallas UBER ALLES! Dirk went 10-22, 24 and 11, a great bounce back game. And what a huge win this game was for the city of Cleveland.

By Paul M. Banks

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Heat 92, Mavericks 84, NBA Finals Game 1: Do We Really Have to?

-I hate to be a fatalist even though it’s just game one, but really? 73% of NBA Finals game 1 winners have gone on to take the series. And the Dallas Mavericks uncanny run of dominance over the Miami Heat only seems to apply in regular-season games.

-Dallas led after the first quarter, despite shooting just 29%. They led all the way into the 3rd quarter before collapsing. And it was yet another reminder that the Heat have not lost at home this postseason. Seriously, do we really have to watch the Heat take this title? Is it inevitable?

-Have you puked on your shoes from the thought of that yet? Or have you only just thrown up in your mouth from the thought of Lebron and company winning it all?

By Paul M. Banks

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