Even pro basketball is catching the Christmas spirit. The NBA is selling special edition Christmas uniforms for all the teams.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points in a 105-95 win at the AAC to propel him over Lakers great Jerry West for 16th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Monta Ellis got the best of his former team, shaking off boos from the crowd while contributing 18 points and five assists as the Dallas Mavericks held off the Milwaukee Bucks 91-83 on Saturday night.
Askia Booker had one last chance to keep Colorado in the game against No. 25 Baylor. The guard’s jumper from the wing missed, like so many other shots for the Buffaloes in their season opener.
Kevin Love has always been able to pile up the points and the rebounds at a rate that few in the NBA can match. Now that he’s hitting streaking teammates with pin-point passes for easy layups, Love is asserting himself as one of the true superstars in the league.
Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow at the head of Thunder center Steven Adams on Wednesday night.
The Dallas Mavericks continued putting their offensive weaponry on display in Tuesday’s 123-104 home win over the Lakers.
The Mavericks controlled the boards, out-rebounding the Lakers 50-35 and shot 13-for-27 (48.1%) from beyond the arc en route to a 123-104 win.
Balance paid off in different ways for the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night in a 111-99 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Dwight Howard doesn’t have any hard feelings toward Dallas owner Mark Cuban for saying he made a mistake in joining the Houston Rockets.
Allen Iverson’s highlights played one more time on the big screen, diehard 76ers fans and Julius Erving all part of the crowd catching one more glimpse of him in his prime.
“This was a ball-buster game,’ said coach Rick Carlisle, whose Mavs survived all the ‘busting’ with a 118-109 season-opening win over visiting Atlanta on Wednesday.