The Dallas Mavericks continued putting their offensive weaponry on display in Tuesday’s 123-104 home win over the Lakers.
“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.
Nowitzki has two new guards in his starting lineup for the second straight year. Now the Mavericks have to see if Monta Ellis and Jose Calderon will be better than the pairing of Darren Collison and O.J. Mayo.
So much of the talk of a ‘dress rehearsal’ in this 98-88 preseason home win over the Hawks was just talk – even as Dirk Nowitzki registered his first fourth-quarter minutes of the preseason.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 17 points, Monta Ellis added 15 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 98-88 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard had 15 points and 17 rebounds and James Harden scored 19 to help the Houston Rockets to a 100-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks on in a preseason game on Monday night.
Shawn Marion had 13 points and eight rebounds, leading the Dallas Mavericks to an 89-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
The Mavs believe they have the makings of a premier two-man game with newcomer Monta Ellis joining Dirk Nowitzki. But they need a third man to run the show – and at Tuesday’s practice they got one of their first long looks at the man for the job.
The coolest dude in Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki, joined the Ben and Skin show yesterday to talk about fatherhood and the social awkwardness of Coach Carlisle.