The Mavericks blew an eight-point lead in the final 90 seconds, then pulled out their third straight victory when Nowitzki’s jumper that seemed to have missed instead fell through.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, Shawn Marion had 22 and the Dallas Mavericks beat undermanned Philadelphia 124-112 Friday night, handing the 76ers their 10th straight loss.
The Dallas Mavericks go five straight and work their way back into playoff contention with a 102-91 win Sunday in Boston.
Dallas coach Rick Carlisle’s review of the 112-90 rout Wednesday at the hands of the Spurs: ‘San Antonio makes you pay. The third quarter was a demolition. We got out-competed.’
Monta Ellis had 21 points and Vince Carter added 14 points. No other player scored in double figures as the Mavericks lost their seventh straight to the Spurs.
Dirk Nowitzki is reminding Mavs fans to ‘stay classy, and stay loud’ in the team’s latest video, which parodies the box office hit ‘Anchorman’.
Shawn Marion entered Tuesday’s game against the Lakers with a bum ankle and exited it with a shoulder contusion, a story line almost important as the Dallas Mavericks’ 110-97 home victory itself.
Monta Ellis had 22 points and the Dallas Mavericks took control early in coasting to a 105-83 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
Nowitzki scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Mavericks beat the Pelicans 100-97 to start of a four-game road trip.
Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow at the head of Thunder center Steven Adams on Wednesday night.
On the eve of the Mavericks first game of the season, veteran guard Vince Carter joins the Ben and Skin show to talk about the Mavericks best shooters and the future of the Slam Dunk Contest.
Dirk Nowitzki thinks the Dallas Mavericks can make Plan B work after saying during the off-season that the franchise had to have one in case Dwight Howard chose to play elsewhere.