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Mavericks Blow Huge Lead

Mavericks Blow Huge Lead
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Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 8:07pm

Brandon Roy go-ahead bank shot with 39.2 seconds left capped Portland's 23-point second half comeback and the Blazers beat the Dallas Mavericks 84-82 on Saturday, evening the first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

Roy, who has struggled to find his place on the team since undergoing arthroscopic surgery on both knees in January, had 18 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter alone.

Both teams have held home court in their best-of-seven playoff series, which heads to Dallas on Monday.

Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points to lead the Mavericks.

Dallas led 64-41 in the third quarter before the Blazers started to rally behind Roy.
 

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