"We had no energy," Dallas center Dirk Nowitzki said, "no bounce about ourselves.
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"Once I got hurt and other guys got hurt, he kind of got thrown in the fire," Nowitzki said of Barnes. "He's been fantastic. Just being in that position more and more, you get more experience, and he's tough to guard now."
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