Article Photos: Gallinari, Nuggets spoil Nowitzki's return, 106-85 2/3

Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, gestures to a teammate after scoring a basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Dallas. The game is Nowitzki's first at home this season since returning from knee surgery. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)