Monta Ellis scored 21 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 15 points, and the Mavericks beat Orlando 107-88 on Monday night, extending the Magic’s skid to eight games.
Victor Oladipo had 12 points and fellow rookie Manny Harris scored all nine of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Magic to a 102-94 preseason win over the Mavs on Monday.
The 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.
The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed the No. 1 overall pick at the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night.
The Mavs started the night 4.5 games behind the Houston Rockets for the eighth seed in the Western Conference, a precarious position that could have turned a loss to the Magic into a potential season-ender.
Shawn Marion and Elton Brand scored 17 points apiece, Vince Carter again provided a spark off the bench, and the Mavericks beat the Magic 111-96 on Wednesday night.
The Mavericks entered the second half of the NBA schedule with a 17-24 record. But they exited Orlando with a 111-105 victory, a win that suggests the team is at least armed.
The Dwight Howard saga is finally about to end, according to reports. A four-team deal involving the Nuggets and 76ers will send the disgruntled Magic center to the Lakers.
Any new offers for Dwight Howard likely won’t be good enough to get a deal done, or they would have come sooner. But some teams will always want to talk. Like the Mavericks.
Howard is still speaking out saying that he wants to leave the Magic and go elsewhere. But is a move to Dallas a possibility?
Dirk Nowitzki hit a jumper with 5.9 seconds left to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 100-98 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Orlando seeks to avoid a sixth straight home loss to Dallas on Friday night in a matchup of teams coming off lopsided defeats.