And after a tough loss, he's usually particularly strong-worded. Sunday after the Spurs took down the Mavericks 112-106 was no different. Nowitzki had a harsh piece of commentary after the Mavericks lost for the second time in three nights to a playoff-bound opponent. As the level of competition has gone up, they have been unable to match up, even though they were were highly competitive against the Spurs, just not good enough.
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