Monta Ellis once again saved his sharp shooting for the end. Ellis hit a wild jumper at the buzzer, lifting the Mavericks over the Bucks by a score of 107-105 on Wednesday night.
Monta Ellis hit three free throws with 1.2 seconds left in the fourth quarter, then made his only 3-point shot of the game in the second overtime to lift the Mavs past the Bulls.
The Mavs’ high-powered offense will be tested against Chicago on Tuesday night. Dirk Nowitzki is expected to return to Dallas’ lineup after getting Saturday off to rest.
Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds, leading the Mavericks to a 109-102 win on Wednesday night against the Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.
Donald Sloan, who played at nearby Seagoville High School, scored 29 points, and seven Pacers players scored in double figures, in a 111-100 win over the Mavs on Monday.
The Dallas Mavericks’ dominant offensive run finally came to an end along with their longest winning streak in more than two years.
Mavs starters left it to the reserves to finish off the highest point total for the Mavericks in more than five years.
Fans of the Mavericks are hyped up about the team’s 9-3 start to the season and that’s understandable. However, there is another reason for Mavs’ fans to be far more excited.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has no sympathy for the 3-9 Los Angeles Lakers, saying on a radio show recently that he hopes they “suck forever.”
Dirk Nowitzki’s 3-pointer with 80 seconds left sealed a fifth consecutive win for Dallas, 105-102 over the Wizards, after Monta Ellis scored 24 points in the first half on Wednesday.
Monta Ellis scored 18 points, Chandler Parsons had 17 points, and the Mavericks defeated the Hornets by a score of 107-80 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
The Mavericks continue to be an offensive juggernaut, though they’ve been significantly better at home than on the road. They’ll look to bring their scoring prowess with them Monday night.