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The upside of anger

The Mavs need to channel their anger the right way -- or they'll descend into madness and lose the championship in Game 6.

Updated: June 20, 2006, 1:47 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

MIAMI -- What, in the end, made them mad?

Was it the timeout call by Joe DeRosa that took away the Mavs' chance to win the game? Was it the unavailability of Jerry Stackhouse due to an unjustified suspension? Was it the fact that Dwyane Wade by himself had the same amount of free-throw attempts as their entire team? Was it the disrespect that they've felt since they set foot inside Miami?

What made Avery Johnson snap in the game (one tech called in the third quarter, one extreme expression ...

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