Monta Ellis matched his season high with 38 points and the Dallas Mavericks rallied in the second half to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 101-94 on Tuesday night.
Richard Jefferson tied his season high with 16 points, seven during a 16-0 Dallas run early in the third quarter, and the Mavericks raced past the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Monday night.
With time served in a loss at Atlanta one night after the episode marred a win at home against Toronto, Rondo returned to practice Friday and said he was ready to move on. And Carlisle said he’d already done so.
The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday they have suspended guard Rajon Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team.
Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said earlier Thursday in Oklahoma City that he wanted to give Stoudemire more time to get acclimated.
Charlie Villanueva scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks went on an incredible 37-2 run in the second half to embarrass the Miami Heat 93-72 on Friday night.
When the Memphis Grizzlies went ahead with four minutes left, it was time for Dirk Nowitzki to take over. Nowitzki scored 21 points, including the last eight for Dallas in the final two minutes, to lead the Mavericks past the Grizzlies 103-95.
Monta Ellis came back after injuring his left ankle on Sunday. He scored 20 points in 27 minutes, made a game-high four steals and helped hold the Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal to 10 points.
Monta Ellis once again saved his sharp shooting for the end. Ellis hit a wild jumper at the buzzer, lifting the Mavericks over the Bucks by a score of 107-105 on Wednesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points while playing only 20 minutes, and the Mavericks had their largest victory ever, winning 123-70 over the winless 76ers on Thursday night.
In 80 games played last season, only twice did Dirk play 24 minutes or less. He did so on Thursday night in a dominant, balanced team win over Utah.
Rick Carlisle believes that Chandler Parsons has a slight weight problem. Parsons doesn’t necessarily agree with his coach’s assessment.