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Three Mavericks return with injuries

Updated: June 4, 2011, 12:27 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

MIAMI -- The Dallas Mavericks return home for Game 3 of the NBA Finals with injuries to three key players.

The biggest was to star forward Dirk Nowitzki, who suffered a torn tendon in his left middle finger in the opener. He played with the injury in the Mavs' 95-93 comeback victory over the Miami Heat in Game 2 on Thursday night.

Nowitzki, who scored 24 points, including the game-winner with a left-handed layup, said the finger was fine.

"I thought it wasn't going to bother ...

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