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Mavericks fall in game 1 versus the Suns


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Thu May 25th, 2006 12:18 am

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  1. james lee said:
    May 25th, 2006 12:41 am

    yeah, Diaw did “travel”…but wait, this is the NBA…oh, yeh.

    I thought Dallas was going to blow this one out but that was before I came to udnerstand how well Pheonix can guard the perimeter…and Shawn Marion (though obviously still hurting from his rolled ankle in the last series) did a devent job on Dirk.

    All in all, college basketball is better… even better? SMU intramurals.

    -JL

  2. Heathen Dan said:
    May 26th, 2006 4:14 am

    You have good eyes, cause no one else saw the alleged “blatant travel.” Not even repeated replays could uncover this elusive infraction. Funny thing is, this reminds me of a spectator in the stands during Game 1, when Stackhouse fumbled the ball off his knee in the dying seconds of regulation. The spectator shouted, “how is that not a foul?!” Phantom foul, phantom travel. It’s the Mark Cuban effect.

    You’re probably right about the offensive foul against Devin Harris, though. It should’ve been a let-go situation.

  3. Andrew Kaufmann said:
    May 26th, 2006 5:24 am

    James: Yeah, Marion started fast but faded — did the ankle get sore? And btw, NBA is better — except for SMU intramurals. I’m ready to run some point!

    Dan: Hey, thanks for stopping in and commenting! :) Pretty hard to debate whether or not it was a travel without standing in front of the same TV and arguing with you, but I can at least prove I wasn’t all alone in the opinion… first commenter James saw it (I know James personally, and he’s a Houston Rockets fan — not a Mavs homer), and doing some reading this morning on a regular non-sports Dallas-based site brought up some people that agreed with me: http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/archives2/015019.html http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/archives2/015038.html

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    August 10th, 2006 6:10 pm

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