Dirk Nowitzki, who played Game 4 through a triple-digit fever and a sinus, said that he’s feeling better than ever and will be all set for Game 5. Nowitzki was back to his cheerful, joking self with his teammates before Thursday morning’s practice as the Mavs got ready to play against the Miami Heat in what will be Dallas’ final home game of this volatile postseason. Basketball scores.
Already playing with a torn tendon in his left middle finger, “The Dunkin Dutchman” has racked up game-winning shots twice during this series to tie the best-of-7 series with Miami at 2 games each.
“The most important thing is that the fever is gone,” Nowitzki said. “There’s nothing to ever worry about other than that. The cough, the sniffles or whatever, all of that doesn’t matter. That’s something you just play through.” Basketball odds.
On the other hand, the Heat are looking forward to the return of an aggressive-minded LeBron James following the first single-digit scoring game of his playoffs career in Game 4. Basketball spreads.
The series is on the line for both teams, so expect a game not for the faint of heart.
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