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Sinking The Spurs

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2006: The Mavs finally got past the San Antonio Spurs after Dirk Nowitzki drove the lane for an and-1 layup to force overtime in Game 7 of the West semifinals. Nowitzki scored 37 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the win, an unforgettable performance on the Mavs' road to the franchise's first Finals appearance.