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

Published on March 31st, 2012 by Astramskas, David | 976 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?”


Today’s Smart Play of the Day has been presented to you by StateFarm. Win a VIP trip to the NBA Finals plus other daily prizes from the NBA Store by playing the Smart Play Challenge.


Back to Top ↑