Mavericks' bad habits trounce numbers

Tendency to lose focus toward end finally bites them against undermanned Warriors

Updated: November 25, 2009, 1:32 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Somehow, six was enough for the Golden State Warriors.

An injury-riddled team probably headed back to the lottery only needed one substitute to win on the road against a team that expects to be among the West's best.

In fact, the six-man Warriors slammed the door on the Dallas Mavericks, finishing the 111-103 upset with a fury at the American Airlines Center. The Warriors, who had three men play all 48 minutes, exploded for a 24-7 run in the final 7:18.

Stunning? Perhaps ...

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