June 14th, 2011
10:52 AM ET

The quest of King James remains captivating ...

LeBron James of the Miami Heat drives in vain against the Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki.
LeBron James of the Miami Heat drives in vain against the Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki.

Dirk Nowitzki can’t catch a break. After taking the bulk of the blame for the Mavericks’ Finals loss to the Heat in 2006, the big German produced a brilliant performance as Dallas won their first NBA championship in 2011.

Nowitzki won the Finals "Most Valuable Player" award despite battling injury problems and illness midway through the series. But despite such efforts much of the U.S. media outside of Dallas, decided the biggest story remained LeBron James’ latest failure on the big stage. FULL POST

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