As usual, Dirk Nowitzki stayed on the practice court long after the rest of the Dallas players, shooting jumper after jumper on a day between first-round playoff games against Houston. Never mind that the Mavericks trailed 3-0 in the series.
Charlie Villanueva scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks went on an incredible 37-2 run in the second half to embarrass the Miami Heat 93-72 on Friday night.
Mavs starters left it to the reserves to finish off the highest point total for the Mavericks in more than five years.
Tony Parker had 23 points hours after the birth of his first child, and the Spurs grabbed a 109-103 win over the Mavericks on Wednesday, taking a 3-2 lead in the first-round series.
The Dallas Mavericks in-house PA announcer has been suspended for two games by the NBA after going on a twitter rant bashing the officials following the Mavs loss to the Golden State Warriors on April 1st.
Monta Ellis scored 23 points, Vince Carter had 13 and the Dallas Mavericks held the Washington Wizards scoreless for more than 4 minutes late in the fourth quarter of an 87-78 victory Wednesday night.