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Mark Cuban confronts Steve Kerr after Dirk gets hit in nuts by a Warriors player

Nobody was happy after a cheap shot, regardless of whether it was intentional or not.

Update 11:31 p.m.: After the game, Mark Cuban reportedly confronted Steve Kerr and Livingston on the court after the game.

In the locker room to media, both Tyson Chandler and Devin Harris said they knew Livingston personally and didn't think he would do that on purpose. Dirk said he didn't have any lingering issues from the cheap shot.

"I give him the benefit of the doubt," Nowitzki said. "He's really not that type of player. He hasn't been his entire career. I'm not really sure what he was trying to do there, whether he was trying to get to the ball through my legs or anything, but he's not a dirty player. He's actually a really, really good dude, so I'll give him the benefit of the doubt."

He added sarcastically: "I really enjoyed his tight grip. Really enjoyed that."

Dirk said he wasn't worried about whether Livingston will receive a suspension for the play or not. The Warriors play on Sunday against the Spurs.


Original post: Look, Shaun Livingston clearly has a disadvantage trying to match Dirk one-on-one in the post. He chooses a, uh, poor method to try to mitigate that. You can't do that, Shaun.

The entirety of the American Airlines Center booed him after a replay, prompting the referees to stop Dirk -- who was about to take his free throws -- and review the play for a flagrant. They would assess a flagrant one.

Let's take another look at Dirk's reaction. That's that German anger.

The crowd proceeded to boo Livingston every time he touched the ball for most of the rest of the game. Today's lesson: don't mess with Dirk, and ESPECIALLY don't mess with Dirk in Dallas.