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Dirk Nowitzki, Earl Clark

Dirk NowitzkiEarl ClarkLos Angeles LakersDallas MavericksStaples Center
Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki, here being fouled by Lakers forward Earl Clark, will lead Dallas into Staples Center for a crucial showdown that may help decide the final Western Conference playoff spot. Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press