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Rick Carlisle charges 'dirty' play

Updated: May 1, 2012, 3:53 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle profanely accused Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins of dirty play after Monday night's heated Game 2 in the first-round rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.

Perkins and Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki were called for double technicals midway through the first quarter of the Thunder's 102-99 win, which gave Oklahoma City a 2-0 series lead. Perkins and Nowitzki exchanged shoves and shouts after Perkins was called ...

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