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The Trailblazers Miscommunicate Their Way to a Win over the Mavericks

(AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

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.

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