Dirk provides support, should seek it too

Star can't bail out Mavs, admits to taking on too much after 92-83 loss in San Antonio

Updated: November 12, 2009, 10:02 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- The Dirk Nowitzki bailout plan doesn't work every night.

When it's successful, it's spectacular. His franchise-record 29-point fourth quarter in last week's comeback win over the Utah Jazz was an epic performance.

But the Dallas Mavericks won't win often enough to be legitimate Western Conference contenders if they're a one-man offensive band. They weren't even good enough to beat the San Antonio Spurs with All-Stars Tim Duncan and Tony Parker sitting on the bench in ...

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