awesome posts, especially the last.
the one time i remember teams 'solving' nowitzki was in OKC-DAL game two, in which they were effectively fronting him and doing good ball-denial. some other stuff, too... IIRC it was along the lines of slapping, stealing and disrupting. something like that.
cool series i just saw in SI- rare pictures of jason kidd. including him as a young boy, plus kidd's mother, father, sister, and fambily home: