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Heat Vs. Mavericks Score, Game 2: Dallas Recovers From Slump, Miami Still Leads

The Dallas Mavericks have significantly recovered from their poor sequence between the end of the second quarter and the beginning of the third quarter, but the Miami Heat are still in control of the game, With just under five minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Heat lead by a score of 64-61.

Dwyane Wade is still the best player on the floor, and the Heat are still making shots at a slightly better rate than their opponents. Mike Bibby has just hit a three-point shot, his third of the night, and his shooting has been a serious boost for Miami. Bibby was downright poor in Game 1, and the Heat are a much better team when Bibby can hit threes.

The Mavericks would be completely back in the game at this point if it weren't for their turnovers, which are keeping Miami in control of the game. Dallas have turned the ball over five times in the quarter to this point, compared to Miami's zero turnovers in the third.

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