Dallas win over the Thunder, Nowitzki Print 48 pts

Dallas Mavericks managed to steal the advantage in the first match of the western region NBA finals after beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-112, on Wednesday (05/18/2011). Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki became the hero with the highest score, 48 points.

Playing at home alone, American Airlines Arena, the Mavericks got surprised with the game quickly Thunder. Driven by Kevin Durant, Thunder also managed to lead 27-20 at the end of the first quarter.

However, the shock was quickly overcome Mavericks squad. Nowitzki et al directly apply stringent defense against the Thunder players, especially guard Russell Westbrook is guarded by 41 games back bernomer it.

The strategy is quite telling because it managed to suppress the acquisition of number Westbrook. Thunder mainstay players that can score only 20 points in the match. However, Rick Carlisle's farm team failed to put a halt Kevin Durant who can score 40 points. Unfortunately, efforts to bring his team Durant could not get away from defeat.

Conversely, Mavericks gradually began to dominate since the second kuarta. Patiently the home team the City of Dallas, the United States had scored for the numbers through the pick and roll game accurate.

Nowitzki dominates the game with the highest score, 48 points and Jason Terry added 24 points.

"The key to our victory is by applying a solid defense and take advantage of the turnover as well as possible," Nowitzki said after the match.

With this victory, for while the Dallas lead 1-0 over the Thunder and the second match on Friday (05/20/2011) will again be held in Dallas.

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