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The Year of the DoeDoe

Back in November, the Mavericks took a 1-5 record to Milwaukee with games against the Clippers, Spurs, and Cavaliers looming on the horizon. Desperate to claw out a win, Rick Carlisle reached deep into his bag of tricks. What he came up with was a huge ask for an undrafted rookie in his first major NBA appearance: he charged Dorian Finney-Smith with containing Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Finney-Smith stuck to his task during the game, and with both teams tied at 74 and just seconds left in the fourth quarter, the ball came to Antetokounmpo.