Mark Cuban accepted Kevin Durant’s challenge to play 1-on-1 for a spot in the NBA All Star game. The Mavs owner says the reigning MVP has “backed off” and is unwilling to play.
Tyson Chandler is out for the last game before the All-Star break, and Monta Ellis probably won’t play either.
DeAndre Jordan had 22 points, and Los Angeles beat Dallas by a score of 115-98 on Monday after the Mavs lost Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis to injuries in the first 4 minutes.
Monta Ellis scored 36 points, giving Dallas a 106-105 lead with a running scoop with 12.3 seconds left. But Anthony Davis hit two free throws in the final seconds and had a pivotal steal.
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.
Monta Ellis came back after injuring his left ankle on Sunday. He scored 20 points in 27 minutes, made a game-high four steals and helped hold the Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal to 10 points.
Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, as the Mavericks rallied late to beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93.
A night after scoring only 2 points, his fewest in a game since 2006, Monta Ellis scored 26 points, and the Mavericks outlasted the Pelicans by a score of 112-107 on Wednesday night.
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.
Luol Deng scored a season-high 30 points, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade added 20 apiece and the Miami Heat took home a 105-96 victory over the Mavericks Sunday night.
Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, and Chandler Parsons team up to form the new “Run DMC”. Watch their amazing rap session here.
It wasn’t exactly the performance the Mavs envisioned when they signed forward Chandler Parsons to a three-year, $46 million contract this offseason.