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Chandler is the fuel to Mavericks' fire

Mavs able to feed off their emotional leader's monster night to take 3-2 series lead

Updated: April 26, 2011, 8:23 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler has arrived and the Dallas Mavericks are alive.

Chandler -- the 7-foot-1 team-appointed difference-maker from the moment he packed away his summer Team USA uniform and donned a Dallas Mavericks jersey -- didn't just show up in this critical Game 5 victory that very likely saved more than just a series.

He dominated it with a show of force not seen from him in this series, fueling his teammates two nights after the Game 4 disaster, with a barrage of points, ...

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