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.
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.
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.
Going into All-Star weekend with the Dallas Mavericks 10 games above .500, are we now looking forward to a Playoff run, and possibly the first second round appearance since 2011?
Just 24 hours after their most lopsided loss of the season in Charlotte, the Mavs forged their most impressive win of the season in Indiana, a gritty 81-73 victory over the Pacers.
Monta Ellis had 23 points and nine rebounds, and Dirk Nowitzki added 18 points as the Dallas Mavericks handed the Indiana Pacers their third home loss of the season.
The Dallas Mavericks go five straight and work their way back into playoff contention with a 102-91 win Sunday in Boston.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points, Brandan Wright added 17 as the Dallas Mavericks used a second-half surge to grab a 110-96 victory over Memphis Wednesday.
On a night when Houston was without leading scorer James Harden, Dirk Nowitzki scored 38 points and grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds. Unfortunately for Dallas, it didn’t matter.
It was, a ‘game of attrition’ and a game of anxiety Monday afternoon in Cleveland, where the Mavs survived the injury loss of two starters and the shrinkage of a 24-point first-half bulge to record a 102-97 victory over the Cavs.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) – Monta Ellis scored 22 points, Shawn Marion added 18 and the Dallas Mavericks held off a late Cleveland rally to beat the Cavaliers 102-97 on Monday. Cleveland roared back from a […]