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Good Cop/Bad Cop (MAVERICKS 113, Wolves 98)

GOOD COP:  Nikola Pekovic put together a 20 & 12 in 32 minutes.
BAD COP:  Pek missed 6 free throws, had a game-worst -24 (correlation, not causation, to be fair) and Coach Terry Porter weirdly limited his best player to 32 minutes of action.  This, after playing just 29, 29, and 27 minutes in his last 3 games, respectively.  What does TP have against his best active player?

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