The Mexico City arena where the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are playing an NBA game Wednesday night was evacuated 45 minutes before tipoff because of smoke inside the arena.
Vince Carter had 22 points and nine rebounds and Dirk Nowitzki scored 16 points to help the Dallas Mavericks to a 100-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
Darren Collison now runs the floor where J.J. Barea was the spark that helped rally the Dallas Mavericks to their first championship two seasons ago.
The Dallas Mavericks front office is making a statement about its desire to be a buyer as the Feb. 21 NBA trade deadline looms just over the horizon.
Ricky Rubio made a triumphant return to the court with nine assists and eight points in 19 minutes, energizing the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 114-106 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.
Nikola Pekovic scored 20 points before leaving with an injury, and the short-handed Timberwolves, dressing only 10 players, beat the Mavericks 90-82 Monday night.
The NBA issued flopping warnings to Minnesota’s JJ Barea and Cleveland’s Donald Sloan on Monday, the first two under a new policy designed to end the act.
Dirk Nowitzki welcomed Kevin Love back from his two-game suspension with a season-high 33 points, winning the matchup of Western Conference All-Star power forwards and helping the Dallas Mavericks stave off a Minnesota rally with 104-97 victory over the Timberwolves on Friday.
Kevin Love had 31 points, and the Timberwolves handed defending NBA champion Dallas another ceremonious loss, 105-90 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Love had 25 points to help the Timberwolves beat the Mavs 99-82 on Sunday, ending an 18-game losing streak dating to last season.
The Mavericks rallied down the stretch for a 104-96 victory over the Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Dirk Nowitzki overcame foul trouble to score 25 points in 27 minutes, helping the Dallas Mavericks outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 108-105 victory on Monday night.