Host Dirk receives dose of hospitality

Despite loss, weekend was all about good times for Mavericks' All-Star attraction

Updated: February 15, 2010, 2:44 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dirk Nowitzki doesn't have the kind of game required to stand out on the All-Star stage.

"Nobody wants to watch a 7-footer shoot 15-footers," Nowitzki said this week.

That wasn't true this weekend. A large portion of the 108,713 fans who flocked to Cowboys Stadium on Sunday -- shattering the world record for attendance at a basketball game -- wanted to see their hometown hero jack up jumpers.

The pro-Dallas fans made that loud and clear with a high-decibel ...

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