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Mavericks' Best Moments Of 2011

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7. Nowitzki Cools Fever, Heat

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Dirk Nowitzki fought a sinus infection, a triple-digit fever and a difficult three quarters to close out the Heat on a driving right-handed layup with 14 seconds left in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Dallas would have faced a 3-1 deficit if it had lost.