FILE PHOTO: Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots over Suns center Boris Diaw (3) in the 1st quarter during Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals at American Airlines Center.

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June 1, 2006; Dallas, TX; FILE PHOTO: Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots over Suns center Boris Diaw (3) in the 1st quarter during Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY Network