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SVP Vault rewinds game 5 of Mavericks-Heat NBA Finals (3:52)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki on Wesley Matthews: "I think he's one of the best perimeter defenders we have in this league. When perimeter defense is being talked about, I don't think he's in the discussion enough. The job he's doing this year is incredible … Offensively, trying to make plays, making threes. But defensively he is our workhorse. He has to guard the best player every night. He has to go to war every night." Matthews got his second road-win-sealing stop against a star this season, with Jimmy Butler joining Damian Lillard as stars who Matthews didn't let get a decent look in the final seconds.

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Mavericks squeak by Bulls for third straight win (1:06)
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Sharp nets two in the Stars' high-scoring affair (0:52)
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Matthews drains game-winning 3-pointer against Bulls (0:33)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Wesley Matthews hit the go-ahead 3 on the Mavs' final possession and then didn't let fellow Marquette alum Jimmy Butler get a shot off.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade's miss at the buzzer seals the Mavs' third straight win. You better believe that's sweet for Dirk Nowitzki.

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Wade uses spin move for layup (0:15)
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Baylor tops Texas, improves to 17-1 (1:13)
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Good ball movement leads to Matthews' 3-pointer (0:15)

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Baylor's Jonathan Motley had the first 30-point 20-rebound game in Big 12 play since Blake Griffin for Oklahoma in 2009 (against Texas Tech). The only others to do that in Big 12 play are Mario Boggan for Oklahoma State and Kevin Durant for Texas, both in 2007.

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D-Wade connects with Felicio on alley-oop (0:22)
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Watch: Baylor is clear favorite over Texas

Baylor, currently ranked No. 6, enjoyed the top ranking in the nation as recently as last week. The Bears are heavily favored against the unranked Longhorns. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle says Dirk Nowitzki is the most dedicated player he's been around in his 33 years in the NBA.

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Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas AD Mike Perrin released a statement today defending coach Tom Herman's hiring of former Baylor staffer Casey Horny. Perrin said he "spoke at length" with Horny and looked into his background before Herman hired him as a special teams quality control coach. Horny had defended Art Briles in past posts on his Twitter account, which he deleted after taking the Texas job. Perrin said that social media commentary "will not be tolerated at Texas."

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Who would be the better QB for the Broncos: Romo or Siemian? (1:50)