Mavericks can't win without Dirk

Dallas needs Nowitzki to be at the top of his game to have a shot against the Spurs

Updated: April 21, 2014, 12:00 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Devin Harris was the Dallas Mavericks' best player Sunday afternoon at the AT&T Center -- and it wasn't even debatable.

Harris, who had 19 points and five assists, was the Mavs' best player. Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis failed to do what each man does best: Put the ball in the basket.

Nowitzki and Ellis were each 4-of-14 from the floor and finished with 11 points, which isn't close to being good enough to beat the team that finished with the NBA's best record.

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