Dirk's All-Timer 40 Lifts Mavs Over Blazers In OT

It was one for the ages ... and one for the 'aged' as Dirk Nowitzki posted an all-timer/old-timer 40 points on Sunday afternoon to lift the Mavs over the Blazers in OT.

The Dallas Mavericks' master plan this year featured a Dirk Nowitzki "supporting cast'' that was going to be so strong and so deep that Dirk would end up supporting them, taking a step back as Chandler Parsons and a "next generation'' of Mavs took over.

What was is that boxer Mike Tyson famously said? "Every one has a plan,'' he squeaked menacingly, "until they get punched in the mouth.''

Dallas has been slapped around plenty this year, especially by teams like Portland that have .500-plus marks. The Mavs' record against winning teams coming into Sunday's matinee at the AAC: 11-25. Oh, and that "plan'' that might have The UberMan as this team's fourth-best player on a given night? It seemed especially unsound here as Parsons (sore right hamstring) missed the game and as Wes Matthews kept having to tape an aspirin to various body parts in order to contribute as as Salah Mejri -- most definitely not part of the original clutch-minutes blueprint -- would be called upon by coach Rick Carlisle and would seesaw back and forth to contribute negatives ... and then in the end, positives, in a thrilling and important 132-120 win over the Blazers.

“It was a good win for us,” Nowitzki said, acknowledging Dallas' five-game home losing streak by adding, “We’ve been through a tough stretch with a lot of home losses, and we needed to get a win. ... We’re fighting for our playoff lives. Our goal before the season was to make it into the playoffs. We’re still fighting for it.''

In the end, for almost two decades now, the way to fulfill that need, the real plan, the best plan, is Dirk. He scored a season-best 40 points -- highlighted by him handling the first 11 points in overtime -- and becomes just the fourth player in NBA history (joining Kareem, Jordan and Karl Malone) to score that many points at the age of 37-plus. 

“I just kind of rolled with the flow,” understated Nowitzki, who also passed Steve Nash for 15th place for all-time three-pointers made (1,685) while tying Moses Malone for 13th place in games played (1,329th).  “I was able to get a quick start, get to the line twice and kind of settle down there. … I was able to take advantage of some matchups there.”

Nowitzki’s been on a terrific roll lately, as he has scored 20 or more points in eight straight games. But 40? This marks his 20th career 40-point game but his first since Jan. 11, 2014, because, you know, this set of younger guys or that set of younger guys were being given the keys to the car in order to lessen Dirk's load. 

And to be fair, in this victory that moved the Mavs to within a half-game of the Blazers for the sixth playoff position in the Western Conference, there were other guys at the wheel.  Deron Williams had 31 points and 16 assists. Matthews endured aches and pains to score 15 points (all on 3-pointers). And as long as we're weighing any and all candidates for "The Dirkie'' (vote here!): Mejri, the 29-year-old first-year NBA player from Tunisia, contributed career-highs of 14 rebounds and six blocks to go with 13 points while getting crunch-time minutes from a Dallas team in desperate need of athleticism and defense.

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"We were getting hurt on the inside,'' Carlisle said, "and I just thought, ‘Hey, Mejri has had some good stretches for us. Maybe he can give us some rim protection and some rebounding.' He came in and made a big difference.”

Mejri missed a pair of late-regulation free throws that may have shaken the confidence of MFFLs, but Carlisle stuck with him -- and without Mejri in relief of Zaza Pachulia, the Mavericks don't jump back up to 35-35 and don't gain a tiebreaker by winning the first two of three games in the season series against the 36-35 Blazers. The Mavs get another chance to close ground when the teams play again in Portland on Wednesday.

But no matter how that game unfolds, or how the final 12 regular-season games on Dallas' schedule play out, Sunday should be remembered as "one for the ages'' and "one for the aged.''

"Father Time just can’t catch up with him,” Deron joked of Nowitzki. (See more Mavs-Blazers locker-room talk in Quoteboard.)

Meanwhile, Carlisle took a more serious tone with a similar message.

              

"We’ve all got to enjoy whatever time we have left to watch him, whatever number of years it is, because it’ll go by quickly,'' Rick said of the iconic Dirk. "You won’t see another one like this – ever.”


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“It was a good win for us,” Nowitzki said, acknowledging Dallas' five-game home losing streak by adding, “We’ve been through a tough stretch with a lot of home losses, and we needed to get a win. ... We’re fighting for our playoff lives. Our goal before the season was to make it into the playoffs. We’re still fighting for it.''

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In the end, for almost two decades now, the way to fulfill that need, the real plan, the best plan, is Dirk. He scored a season-best 40 points -- highlighted by him handling the first 11 points in overtime -- and becomes just the fourth player in NBA history (joining Kareem, Jordan and Karl Malone) to score that many points at the age of 37-plus. 

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“I just kind of rolled with the flow,” understated Nowitzki, who also passed Steve Nash for 15th place for all-time three-pointers made (1,685) while tying Moses Malone for 13th place in games played (1,329th).  “I was able to get a quick start, get to the line twice and kind of settle down there. … I was able to take advantage of some matchups there.”

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Nowitzki’s been on a terrific roll lately, as he has scored 20 or more points in eight straight games. But 40? This marks his 20th career 40-point game but his first since Jan. 11, 2014, because, you know, this set of younger guys or that set of younger guys were being given the keys to the car in order to lessen Dirk's load. 

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And to be fair, in this victory that moved the Mavs to within a half-game of the Blazers for the sixth playoff position in the Western Conference, there were other guys at the wheel.  Deron Williams had 31 points and 16 assists. Matthews endured aches and pains to score 15 points (all on 3-pointers). And as long as we're weighing any and all candidates for \"The Dirkie'' (vote here!): Mejri, the 29-year-old first-year NBA player from Tunisia, contributed career-highs of 14 rebounds and six blocks to go with 13 points while getting crunch-time minutes from a Dallas team in desperate need of athleticism and defense.

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\"We were getting hurt on the inside,'' Carlisle said, \"and I just thought, ‘Hey, Mejri has had some good stretches for us. Maybe he can give us some rim protection and some rebounding.' He came in and made a big difference.”

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Mejri missed a pair of late-regulation free throws that may have shaken the confidence of MFFLs, but Carlisle stuck with him -- and without Mejri in relief of Zaza Pachulia, the Mavericks don't jump back up to 35-35 and don't gain a tiebreaker by winning the first two of three games in the season series against the 36-35 Blazers. The Mavs get another chance to close ground when the teams play again in Portland on Wednesday.

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But no matter how that game unfolds, or how the final 12 regular-season games on Dallas' schedule play out, Sunday should be remembered as \"one for the ages'' and \"one for the aged.''

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\"Father Time just can’t catch up with him,” Deron joked of Nowitzki. (See more Mavs-Blazers locker-room talk in Quoteboard.)

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Meanwhile, Carlisle took a more serious tone with a similar message.

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\"We’ve all got to enjoy whatever time we have left to watch him, whatever number of years it is, because it’ll go by quickly,'' Rick said of the iconic Dirk. \"You won’t see another one like this – ever.”

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