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Tristan Thompson, a 6-foot-9 forward from Brampton, will very likely become the highest drafted Canadian in the league’s history, usurping Steve Nash, who was drafted 15th overall by the Phoenix Suns in 1996.
As the Dallas Mavericks celebrated their first NBA championship before a stunned crowd at American Airlines Arena, the Heat ended one of the most scrutinized years in the history of North American pro sports with a thud that was as dramatic as it was difficult to see coming.
The game turned out to be about the Dallas Mavericks turning into the Dallas Mavericks, finally, with crisp ball movement, deadly shooting, solid defence and a true team game that’s now given them momentary control of the NBA Finals.
It was an ugly, fascinating game, one dominated by missed shots and sick stars and disappearing acts.
For having been pretty much a nonfactor for about 47 minutes and 30 seconds, Chris Bosh put an emphatic stamp on the biggest game he’s ever played in his hometown.