NBA Finals Game 5 Result: Dallas vs Miami, Mavericks Wins Over HeatBy Alex Jusi Madlangbayan on Jun 10, 2011 in Basketball, Sports •
Dallas Mavericks wins game 5 of the 2011 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat, 112-103, on Thursday night, June 9, 2011 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, as reported by NBA.com.
Dallas Mavericks wins versus Miami Heat
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Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas offense with 29 points and Jason Terry added 21 points. JJ Barea contributed 17 points for the Mavericks.
Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, and Chris Bosh added 19 points for Miami. LeBron James had a triple-double for the Heat as he scored 17 points on 8-of-19 shooting, grabbed 10 rebounds and issued 10 assists. In Game 4, James scored only eight points on 3-of-11 field goal. It was reportedly James’ worst playoff game.
The Mavericks now lead the best-of-seven series versus the Heat, 3-2. Dallas now have a chance claim the NBA championship for the first time in franchise history as the series shifts back Miami for game 6 and, if necessary, game 7.
Game 6 of the 2011 NBA Finals will be played on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.
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