VIDEO: Dirk Nowitzki buries the Bulls with the game-winning 3

The Mavericks have had a hard time all season finding Dirk Nowitzki late. But in the last few games it would appear they're starting to unravel that mystery. Against the Bulls, Dirk scored the final six points for the Mavs, including the game-winner. 

I'll take "Classic Dirk Nowitzki" for $500, Alex. 

The decision to come off of Dirk by the defender is criminal. Yes, you want to help on Carter's drive, but you have other guys behind you. In that situation, no matter what the scheme dictates, you have to stay with the future Hall of Famer. 

You don't, and that's how you wind up with a loss. 

The Bulls fall into a tie with Atlanta for the fifth in the East, while Dallas stays one game back of Utah and the Lakers for the eighth spot in the West. 

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Moore's colleagues have been known to describe him as a "maniac" in terms of his approach to covering the NBA, which he has done for CBS Sports since 2010. Moore prides himself on melding reporting,... Full Bio

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