LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points in three quarters, and the Trail Blazers led by as many as 27 points on the way to a 108-87 rout of the Mavericks on Thursday night.
The Mavericks gave coach Rick Carlisle his 500th career win in their 105-99 victory over the Blazers in Dallas on Wednesday. “It means I’ve been around a long time,” he said.
The Dallas Mavericks announced on Tuesday that forward Shawn Marion will miss at least the next three games as he recover from a sprained left medial collateral ligament.
It’s been more than four years since O.J. Mayo has scored 30 points in back-to-back NBA games. But he’s now done it in two consecutive outings for his new Dallas Mavericks team.
OJ Mayo scores 30 points to lead the Mavericks to a 114-91 win over the Portland Trailblazers.
Portland will face the No. 3 seed Dallas Mavericks in the quarterfinals, a matchup that doesn’t bode well for the inhabitants of the Northwest Division.
Caron Butler matched his season high with 23 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 12 of his 21 in the fourth quarter and Dallas got back on track with a victory over Portland.