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Watch: Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks Get The Kanye West "Power" Treatment

We spent a good chunk of time this summer talking up Dallas' own Symbolyc One and his production credits on Kanye West's song "Power" off the rapper's so-good-it's-sickening My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album. For good reason, too: The song was everywhere -- all over the Internet, on Saturday Night Live, and even in the trailer for The Social Network.

But more impressive, perhaps, than all of those was the song's music video, in which Kanye West stood front-and-center as part of a moving painting.

Now, the Dallas Mavericks, no strangers to thrusting star player Dirk Nowitzki into pop culture spoofs, have replaced West and his models in a new version of the video, which features Nowitzki and Co. in yet another epic, if also pretty funny, rendition. Give it a watch after the jump.

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