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Have It All Report #3: Dirk reaches new heights

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The Have It All Report is a bullet-point style collection of takeaways from each week, categorized by game.

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Nov 15, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle reacts during the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

  • WHERE IS RAYMOND FELTON??? Believe it or not, the former Knicks point guard acquired by Dallas in the offseason is primed to begin his 4-game suspension on Monday (11/17/14). After sitting out for the first 10 games of the season with a high ankle injury, Felton is finally ready to be declared healthy so he can serve the ban he received for illegal weapon possession. It will certainly be interesting to see where he fits into this deep guard rotation. Expect Felton to make his Dallas debut against the Pacers on November 24th.

Dirk is still Dirk.

36 years old and a decade and a half of carrying a team? No problem for Dirk Nowitzki. With some help to carry the offensive load in the form of Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons, Dirk’s offensive efficiency has completely skyrocketed. The veteran PF is shooting 56% from the field and 48% from downtown in just 27.7 minutes per game. Oh yeah, and he’s the 9th highest scoring NBA player of all time.

“To be the greatest international scorer ever is an amazing accomplishment. We’re glad to have him here.” — Mark Cuban on Dirk

  • Tyson Chandler: double-double machine? The big man has grabbed 10+ boards in each of his last 5 games to go along with 4 double-digit scoring performances, which is good for 4 double-doubles in his last 5 games. Over the first 10 games of the season, Chandler has posted 5 double-doubles, compared to dropping only 16 over the course of the entire 2013-2014 season.

Nov 9, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (6) during the second half against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Center. The Heat defeated the Mavericks 105-96. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

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