However, the Mavs’ absolute failure to compete was rather appalling in Saturday night’s 108-70 rout, which set a franchise record for fewest points scored in a playoff game.
“We’ve just got to show pride,” said face of the franchise Dirk Nowitzki, whose 18 points made him the only Dallas player to score in double figures. “We obviously got embarrassed tonight.”
“We just went back in a shell a little bit,” Nowitzki said. “It’s disappointing.
Source: Tim MacMahon of ESPN
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