Nowitzki made a clinching 3-pointer in overtime that moved him into seventh place on the NBA’s career scoring list, and the Mavericks beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88 in overtime.
Monta Ellis scored 20 points and the Mavericks won their fifth straight, a 109-90 victory over the Cavaliers, who again played without LeBron James.
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Nowitzki matched his season high with 30 points, including 10 in the final 5 minutes, Chandler Parsons added 26 and the Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 Sunday night.
The Mavericks can avoid a season-high third straight loss Friday night with a fifth consecutive victory over the Lakers, who are likely to again be without Kobe Bryant.
Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks, with Dirk Nowitzki and Rajon Rondo, 105-102.
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.
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.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points while playing only 20 minutes, and the Mavericks had their largest victory ever, winning 123-70 over the winless 76ers on Thursday night.
The Mavs came from way behind on Tuesday night to beat Sacramento by a score of 106-98 for their 21st straight regular-season win at home against the Kings.
Dirk Nowitzki is now the highest-scoring NBA player born outside the United States.