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On Friday night, the Blazers and Mavericks played to a draw until LaMarcus Aldridge’s buzzer-beater decided the game in overtime. However, before they got to that point, the Blazers defense had major trouble with the Mavericks’ pick-and-roll with Dirk as the screener. Let’s take a look at the many miscommunications and missed rotations.
In their game versus the Mavericks, the Rockets relied on a couple of end-of-game inbounds plays in their attempt to win the game. Let’s look at what they ran and how the Mavs defended it.