DALLAS (AP) – Jason Terry scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, DeShawn Stevenson also had 18 points and the injury-depleted Dallas Mavericks held on for an 84-81 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds and Marcus Camby contributed 10 points and 20 rebounds for Portland.
Tyson Chandler added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Mavericks, who are without injured starters Dirk Nowitzki and Caron Butler.
Earlier in the day, the team announced that Butler will miss the rest of the season following surgery Tuesday to repair a torn tendon in his right knee.
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