A man clings to chains suspended from a bridge as he bathes in the rapidly flowing waters of the Ganges river in Haridwar, India. Haridwar is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India by devout Hindus. The Ganges river attracts millions of pilgrims every year who come to bathe in its waters in the belief that the ritual washes away their sins.
Dirk Nowitzki, the German forward who led the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA title, delights home audience with German grit, American glamour.
The Dallas Mavericks got 43 points from their bench Sunday night in defeating the Miami Heat, 105-95, to win their first NBA title.
The Dallas Mavericks, behind Dirk Nowitzki's 29 points, went on a 17-4 scoring run with just over four and a half minutes remaining to defeat the Miami Heat Thursday night, 112-103 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Tuesday night, the Dallas Mavericks overcame a nine-point, fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Miami Heat, 86-83, in Texas. The best-of seven series is now tied at two, with Game 5 in Dallas on Thursday night (9 p.m. Eastern time, ABC).
The Miami Heat used a strong inside-the-paint offensive game Sunday night to defeat the Dallas Mavericks, 88-86, in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
The Dallas Mavericks, led by Dirk Nowitzki, went on a 22-5 scoring run with six minutes remaining to cap an epic comeback against the Miami Heat and win Game 2 of the NBA Finals Thursday night. The series now stands tied at one game apiece.
In 2011, the Dallas Mavericks trounced the Miami Heat in six games (4-2) to take the championship series. Remember how Dirk Nowitzki won the MVP? Now’s the time to put your pro basketball IQ to the test. Try answering the following 10 questions about the history of the NBA Finals.
The Miami Heat's aggressive perimeter offense and suffocating defense collaborated to defeat the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night, 92-84, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
The Dallas Mavericks face the Miami Heat Tuesday night at Miami's American Airlines Arena in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The game will be televised, starting at 9 p.m., Eastern time, on ABC.