Basketball gods still haunting Mavs in strange ways
Now with four games to go after Monday's stunning, 123-121 triple-overtime loss in which the Utah Jazz, one of the worst 3-point shooting teams in the league, buried 12 of them, including the go-ahead dagger and fifth from Devin Harris in the 61st minute, Carlisle was left to shake his head in disbelief.
"It's just beyond me the kind of shots that teams are hitting against us this year," he said. "We're playing our ass off, but I tell you what, night after night we just got to hang in, we just got to hang in and keep guarding.
"But it's something to see. It's something to see."
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