The Dallas Mavericks are one game away from winning the 2011 NBA Finals. Dallas defeated Miami in Game 5 on Thursday night(Friday morning in Philippines) 112-103, giving the Mavericks a 3-2 series lead as the series shifts back to Miami for Game 6.
Dallas as a team shot 56.5% from the field in Game 5 en route to the 112 points. The Mavericks were also excellent from three point range, shooting 68.4% from beyond the arc.
Nowitzki scored 29 points, going 9-18 from the field and a perfect 10-10 from the free throw line. Nowitzki added six rebounds and three assists as well while playing 40 minutes. Dirk drive for the go-ahead dunk with 2:45 remaining, and the Mavericks beat the Heat 112-103.
Jason Kidd also played 40 minutes for Dallas, scoring 13 points with six assists, three steals and two rebounds.
Jason Terry backed up his talk about the Mavericks making their shots, as Terry came off the bench to score 21 points on 8-12 shooting.