Dirk actually found something more painful tonight than the sore left ankle that caused him to miss most of the second half of the 105-103 win over lottery-bound Milwaukee. Dirk said he jammed bone spurs together and, after trying to give it a go in the third quarter, was told to take the rest of the night off.
"No need right now to make this worse at this point of the season," Dirk said. "Avery told me to sit it out."
So what else bothered Dirk? The TV, of course.
"Obviously it was killing me in a close game to sit back and watch, especially listening to Bob Ortegel talk," he quipped. "That was a pain."
Bob O, for those who don't watch the tube, is the team's longtime analyst. He blends in that coaching know-how with the rich tones of play-by-play man Mark Followill and always insightful sideline reporting of Laura Green.
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