Ball Don't Lie - NBA

You've already been down 23 points, you're down 0-3 in the series, and your season is on the line. Still, you've got Kobe Bryant(notes) on your side. You've got the size inside to do some damage. The Mavs are one foul away from the penalty in a closely called game, with seven minutes to go in the quarter, and you've already cut the lead to 19 points.

One steal, one dunk, and it's a 17-point lead. With 19 minutes of game action left, this is a whole new ballgame. Especially if you can throw down the dunk and earn a trip to the free throw as well.

And then …

Oh, Ron. At least he has the right attitude about moving forward, and playing basketball …

… even if he might not get to play basketball for a while.

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