From start to finish in a 105-82 victory on Friday night, Dallas allowed little room for the Jazz to create any sustained offensive rhythm.
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.
Nowitzki scored 21 points and the Mavericks celebrated the return of two key pieces from the franchise’s only championship team in a 120-102 victory over the Utah Jazz.
Dallas is looking for a 20th win in 22 home matchups against the Utah Jazz after dropping the season opener in San Antonio on Tuesday.
Thursday night, the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 119-86 to improve their preseason record to 4-0. Despite that, Jazz head coach Quin Snyder didn’t seem satisfied (you’ll see…).
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Dirk Nowitzki reaches a new NBA scoring record as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz, 95-83
Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points and moved into sole possession of the No. 12 spot on the all-time NBA scoring list as the Mavericks got a 108-101 win over the Jazz on Wednesday.
There was plenty to celebrate following a dominating win, but an injury to Monta Ellis put a damper on an otherwise flawless evening for the Mavs.
Mike James scored a season-high 19 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 17 points, and the Mavericks beat the slumping Jazz 113-108 on Sunday night to remain in the playoff race.
Rick Carlisle’s night began on a jovial note as he compared himself to ‘Colonel Sanders.’ But that game of Chicken became something else altogether on Monday when the coach accused the Jazz of ‘thugging it up’ in the Mavs’ 100-94 loss at Utah.