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Dirk Nowitzki: By the numbers

Breaking down Dirk's record-setting 48-point performance (PER Diem: May 19, 2011)

Updated: May 19, 2011, 1:23 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

Dirk NowitzkiAndrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesDallas' Dirk Nowitzki went 12-for-15 from the field and 24-for-24 from the free throw line in Game 1.

Two days later, the key number is still 48.