Dirk Nowitzki scored seven of his 32 points in overtime, and had 10 rebounds and six assists, leading the Mavs to a 128-119 victory over the Thunder on Tuesday night.
Kevin Love scored 35 points, Ricky Rubio had a triple-double, and the Timberwolves blew several leads before hanging on for a 123-122 victory over the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Maybe I have too much faith in the Mavericks right now. I just think this team is finally starting to click.
Dirk Nowitzki led another balanced scoring effort with 19 points, and the Mavs opened a franchise-record eight-game homestand by holding on for a 94-89 win over the Celtics on Monday.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points and moved into sole possession of the No. 12 spot on the all-time NBA scoring list as the Mavericks got a 108-101 win over the Jazz on Wednesday.
Dallas hasn’t beaten any of its likely first-round opponents in more than two months — and that’s assuming the Mavericks get in after a 12-year streak of reaching the playoffs ended last season.
Nowitzki shook off a shoulder issue in the first minute of the game to finish with 18 points, and the Mavericks beat the Pelicans 108-89 Wednesday night in Dallas.
There was a time when Dirk was very uncomfortable when defenders would get in and under him, but not since he figured out how to handle those moments. Just shoot over the top.
The Mavericks blew an eight-point lead in the final 90 seconds, then pulled out their third straight victory when Nowitzki’s jumper that seemed to have missed instead fell through.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, Shawn Marion had 22 and the Dallas Mavericks beat undermanned Philadelphia 124-112 Friday night, handing the 76ers their 10th straight loss.
James scored a season-high 42 points, including 8 during a 14-0 fourth quarter run, to help the Heat pull away from the Mavs 117-106 Tuesday night.
Five things to consider as Dallas leads a four-team race for the final three playoff spots in the Western Conference, with the Mavericks (32-22) at 10 games over .500 for the first time since their title season.