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Mavs 107, Sixers 100 As Kaman Is A Closer

Mavs 107, Sixers 100 As Kaman Is A Closer

Including Saturday's contest against Minnesota, Chris Kaman had failed to register a single fourth-quarter minute in five straight games. And then came Tuesday, and a 107-100 victory over the visiting Sixers in which coach Rick Carlisle cites Kaman right alongside OJ as the keys. What gives? A DB.com Premium exploration:

In Saturday's OT loss at Minnesota, Chris Kaman played almost 26 minutes, totaling 11 points on 5-of-12 field-goal attempts, six rebounds, two blocks, two steals and two turnovers. That's a pretty impactful night, especially as it came against a Wolves team that features the massive Nikola Pekovic, who at 6-11 and 290 pounds might be somewhat susceptible defensively if drawn away from the...

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