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This Day in History: Mavericks win first championship

On June 12th 2011, the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat entered Game 6 of the NBA Finals. The Dallas Mavericks were leading the series 3-2, but Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry were ready to lead their team to a victory. The Mavericks beat the Heat 105 95 and secured the franchises first championship. Terry led the team in scoring with 27 points and Nowitzki followed with 21 points and took home the Finals MVP.