“When you start competing against your body more than you’re preparing for the actual game,” Stojakovic said, “it’s a wakeup call.”
As exciting as it is to watch Dirk Nowitzki make shot after shot in the NBA finals, the Dallas Mavericks don’t want to keep doing that.
Peja Stojakovic tied his career playoff best with five 3-pointers and had 21 points, and Jason Kidd continued showing off a surprising scoring touch with 18 points, powering the Dallas Mavericks to a 101-89 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points, Peja Stojakovic added 17, and Dallas Mavericks got back on track with a 101-73 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night.
Forward Shawn Marion missed the Mavericks’ game against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday with a sprained right wrist.
It would have been Stojakovic’s first chance to play in New Orleans since the Hornets traded him to Toronto in November.
Peja Stojakovic scored 22 points as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Houston Rockets 106-102 on Saturday night.
Stojakovic was waived Thursday by Toronto. He’s played only eight games this season with the Raptors and New Orleans Hornets.
The Dallas Mavericks sent center Alexis Ajinca back to the team’s hotel on Thursday as a possible prelude to a trade that would would enable them to sign veteran forward Peja Stojakovic.