Jefferson Keys Third Quarter Spurt As Mavs Beat Pelicans 102-93Richard Jefferson tied his season high with 16 points, seven during a 16-0 Dallas run early in the third quarter, and the Mavericks raced past the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Monday night.
Late Call Lifts Pelicans Over Mavs 109-106Monta 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.
Ellis Helps Mavs Outlast Pelicans 112-107A 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.
Mavs Rest Starters, Fall To Pelicans 88-85Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle opted to rest stars such as Dirk Nowitzki and Tyson Chandler in Dallas' penultimate preseason affair. The Mavericks were led by guard Gal Mekel's 17 points.
Pelicans Sign Ely From Texas LegendsThe Pelicans have signed center Melvin Ely of the Texas Legends for the final two games of the season, beginning with Monday night's home contest against Oklahoma City.
Dirk Overcomes Shoulder Issue As Mavs Top Pelicans 108-89Nowitzki 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.
Mavs Come Back To Beat Pelicans 110-107Dallas Mavericks recovered from a cold start to beat New Orleans 110-107 on Saturday night.
Nowitzki Carries Mavs Past Pelicans 100-97Nowitzki scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Mavericks beat the Pelicans 100-97 to start of a four-game road trip.
Mavs Open Preseason With 'Deep-End' Loss To PelicansBasketball is back -- and in some cases Monday, good basketball was back. Despite 17 first-half turnovers, Mavericks rookie guard Ricky Ledo had a final shot to win the game.
Hornets Change Name To PelicansHornets owner Tom Benson is changing his team's nickname to the Pelicans and said the switch will create a bond with the city that could lead to a championship.