Portland Trail Blazers
Dirk Nowitzki had 24 points and nine rebounds, Delonte West added 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and Mavericks nearly lost a 24-point lead in a 97-94 win over Portland on Friday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge’s buzzer-beating 17-foot jumper lifted the Portland Trail Blazers to a 99-97 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.
Dallas acquired Fernandez in June after three seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers. He helped Spain win its second straight European Championship title Sunday.
The Dallas Mavericks are already gearing up to defend their title, trading both their draft picks for Portland Trailblazers guard Rudy Fernandez.
The Dallas Mavericks held off a number of series comebacks to defeat the Portland Trailblazers and advance to Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs.
The Mavs took command of their first-round playoff series with a victory at home. Now they must break a losing tradition in Portland.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 11 of his 25 points in the third quarter and the Dallas Mavericks avoided another late collapse to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 93-82 Monday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.
The Blazers beat the Mavericks 84-82 on Saturday evening to tie the first-round playoff series at two games apiece.
Cuban told reporters afterward he did not know what the object was, and he was unhurt by it. He also praised the security at the Rose Garden.
Wesley Matthews had 25 points and Portland cut Dallas’ lead in the first-round playoff series to 2-1. Jason Terry had 29 points for the Mavericks, including five 3-pointers.
Who will break out for Dallas in Game 3 Thursday night at the Rose Garden? Jason Terry? Shawn Marion?
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.