Dirk Nowitzki was awesome Friday night against Chicago,
except when it came to free throws.
He missed three out of six. He shot better than that from
When the Mavericks were in New Orleans, Nowitzki was talking
about his free-throw shooting and said: “Somebody told me I only need to
make 25 in a row and I’ll be back at 90 percent.’’
Well, after Friday, he goes into the Atlanta game needing to
make 40 in a row to get back to 90 percent. He shot 91.5 percent from the
stripe last season.