Monta Video: 'Destined To Win This (Bleep)!'
The Dallas Mavericks know very well how to craft a message.
From the marketing department's use of social media to owner Mark Cuban's penchant for outspokenness to Dirk Nowitzki's "Let It Rip,'' there are no shortage of bumper-sticker moments with this franchise.
Indeed, "Why Not Us?'' seems to be catching on after Dallas' Game 6 win.
But sometimes the message is even better when it's real, raw and raunchy.
DallasBasketball.com videographer Willie Martin captured just such a moment following Dallas' Game 3 win over the Spurs at the AAC, key in propelling the Mavs to Sunday's Game 7 in San Antonio.
There is energy and jubilation from the Dirk Nowitzki-led squad. And then there is Monta Ellis, circling back to find Carter, who'd hit the dramatic 3-pointer just before the buzzer In that game (as chronicled in detail here.)
"We're destined to win this m---------,'' Monta whispers to Vince.
It's not manufactured, with a T-shirt or a hashtag attached to it (yet). It's not polished. It's not designed as bulletin-board material and shouldn't be misused or misinterpreted that way.
It's just raunchy. And raw. And real.
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