Dirk Nowitzki scored 17 points, Monta Ellis added 15 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 98-88 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
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.
Basketball 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.
Alex Chiasson and Jamie Benn scored shootout goals to give the Stars a 3-2 preseason win over the Panthers on Wednesday. Florida had tied the game in the third period.
Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.
The Raiders’ come-from-behind 19-17 victory in this exhibition meeting left precious few other Cowboys position groups in celebratory moods.
Sean Lee and rookie J.J. Wilcox forced first-half turnovers for Dallas’ revamped defense before the Oakland Raiders rallied past the Cowboys for a 19-17 victory in their exhibition opener Friday night.
Tony Romo is expected to make his preseason debut Friday night against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum.
Rookie Devonte Holloman’s 75-yard interception return keyed a 24-20 Cowboys victory over the Dolphins in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night that opened the NFL’s preseason.
The Dallas Cowboys announced their 2013 preseason schedule, which will begin with an Aug. 4 game against the Miami Dolphins in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.
Jared Dudley scored 10 of his 16 points in the third quarter and the Suns beat the Mavericks 100-94 on Wednesday night, as star Dirk Nowitzki missed his third straight game.
A swollen knee kept Dirk Nowitzki out of the game as the Mavericks lost 99-85 at FC Barcelona Regal on Tuesday. Nowitzki was expected to play, but was ruled out just before tip-off.