Smart Play of the Day: Dirk’s Game Winning off 1 foot fade away against the Magic

David Astramskas, David AstramskasAbout the Author
Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

| March 31st, 2012 | 982 Views


The Dallas Mavs have a lot of scoring options and a lot of clutch players but when you have a 7 footer that’s one of the best shooters in the league and can fade away off 1 foot and is known for hitting clutch shots the smartest thing you can do is draw up a play that simply says “Give Dirk the ball and let him win the game.”  That’s exactly what the Mavs did and the result was an awkward looking game winner followed by a disturbing game winning expression by Dirk.  My big question is “did he call glass?”

 

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