Dirk Nowitzki continued his climb up the record books on Wednesday night, hitting a free throw and moving past Reggie Miller on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Houston and Dallas combined to shoot nearly 57 percent from the floor as the Mavs rallied from 18 down to top the Rockets 123-120.
Monta Ellis scored 24 points, including 13 in the third quarter when Dallas took its first lead, and the Mavericks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 97-94 Monday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points in a 105-95 win at the AAC to propel him over Lakers great Jerry West for 16th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow at the head of Thunder center Steven Adams on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 assists, and Russell Westbrook scored 22 points as Oklahoma City pulled away in the second half for a 107-93 victory over Dallas on Wednesday night.
The Dallas Mavericks continued putting their offensive weaponry on display in Tuesday’s 123-104 home win over the Lakers.
The Mavericks controlled the boards, out-rebounding the Lakers 50-35 and shot 13-for-27 (48.1%) from beyond the arc en route to a 123-104 win.
“This was a ball-buster game,’ said coach Rick Carlisle, whose Mavs survived all the ‘busting’ with a 118-109 season-opening win over visiting Atlanta on Wednesday.
In his debut with the Mavs, Ellis silenced the critics, pouring in a game-high 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting as Dallas topped the Hawks 118-102.
Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer’s coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion, newcomer Samuel Dalembert and their fellow Mavericks players are answering the question “What do the Mavs say?” in this viral video hit.