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Video: Dirk Nowitzki’s game winner

Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Two

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 02: Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts against the Miami Heat in Game Two of the 2011 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 2, 2011 in Miami, Florida. THe Mavericks won 95-93. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Miami had a 15 point lead in this game because of their defense.

But after they went up 15 they took their foot off the gas when Dallas got focused. You can see it all on this play — Dirk Nowitzki’s game winning shot.

The Heat have a foul to give (Nowitzki said he started his move early expecting the foul) but Chris Bosh never uses it. Udonis Haslem hesitates to come over and is too late when he does. LeBron James does not help off Jason Terry in the corner. And if you make those kind of mistakes against Dirk, you lose.

In the end, Nowitzki made a shot with his “bad” left hand.