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Brendan Haywood game-time decision for Game 6

Posted on: June 12, 2011 1:29 pm
Edited on: June 12, 2011 1:31 pm
Posted by Matt Moore

MIAMI -- Rick Carlisle nodded when asked about Brendan Haywood's availability, but said that once again Haywood would be a game-time decision for Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Haywood was injured in Game 2, sat out Game 3, played Game 4, sat out Game 5, so there's no telling about his availability.

Ian Mahinmi and Brian Cardinal both played well for the Mavericks in Game 5, with Mahinmi actually getting an and-one dunk and Cardinal being a presence defensively even in stopping LeBron James. It's not clear how much the Mavericks are going to need Haywood considering the likelihood of Tyson Chandler playing 45-plus minutes in Game 6. We'll keep you updated on Haywood's status in our Game 6 Experience.

Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2011 3:56 pm

Brendan Haywood game-time decision for Game 6

Those who haven't seen much of the Mavs this year are missing  Carol Butler - a key part of the team chemistry - who was able to defend both Le Bron and Wade pretty well in the Mav's victories over them during the regular season.

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