Mavs lose in areas they had to win

Dallas doomed with Heat holding advantage in bench scoring, 3-point shooting

Updated: June 1, 2011, 9:06 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

MIAMI -- Few secrets exist this late in the playoffs, and no one needs to tell Jason Terry that the two key areas the Dallas Mavericks must win to have any shot against the Miami Heat are bench scoring and 3-point shooting.

"We've got to win those battles," Terry said prior to the Mavericks' 92-84 Game 1 loss.

Those categories fall largely on the 6-foot-2 streak shooter, and Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena was not Terry's night.

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