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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Dirk Nowitzki is back

By Richard Durrett

Dirk Nowitzki decided he was ready to return to action Sunday after feeling good during shootaround. So with 6:28 left in the first quarter, Nowitzki got into a game for the first time since going through arthroscopic knee surgery on Oct. 19.

He scored his first points on a dunk with 26.6 seconds left in the first quarter.

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