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Re-Dirk-ulous

Updated: May 18, 2011, 9:35 AM ET
By Whitney Holtzman

NBA: Basketball fans across the country are still picking their jaws up off the floor after being awestruck by Dirk Nowitzki's performance Tuesday night. The man was on fire. He led the Dallas Mavericks in scoring with a whopping 48 points. But there was more. He made an NBA playoff-record 24 straight free throws -- and he only took 24 foul shots in the game. The Mavericks put away the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-112 to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Game 2 is Thursday in Dallas, ...

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