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2009-03-01 23:52:37

Dirk Nowitzki finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds Sunday night to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-98 victory over Toronto. Josh Howard had 16 points and Antoine Wright scored 15 for the Mavericks, who have nine straight home wins against the Raptors since Toronto last won in Dallas Dec. 20, 1999. Jason Kidd had nine points and 15 assists -- making him the fourth NBA player ever with more than 10,000 assists. James Singleton pulled down 16 rebounds and scored 12 points for the Mavs....

2009-02-27 23:34:56

Jason Kidd and Dirk Nowitzki scored all of Dallas' 15 overtime points Friday, lifting the Mavericks to a 110-108 victory over Oklahoma City. Nowitzki finished with 41 points and Kidd made four free throws during the final 10 seconds to secure the victory. Oklahoma City almost pulled out a win despite playing most of the game without star forward Kevin Durant, the fourth-leading scorer in the NBA. He left in the first quarter with a sprained right ankle. X-rays were negative, but he did not...

2009-02-25 22:47:03

A 27-point effort from Josh Howard Wednesday sent Dallas coasting to a 116-96 triumph over Milwaukee. The Mavericks built a 24-point lead at the break and were not threatened in the second half, getting 19 points and nine assists from Jason Kidd, and 18 points from Brandon Bass. Dirk Nowitzki attempted only 10 shots and scored 14 points. Charlie Villanueva had 25 points for Milwaukee, which has dropped three out of four. The Bucks owned a 15-7 lead midway through the opening period, but...

2009-02-25 00:35:05

Tony Parker fired in 37 points and carded 12 assists Tuesday, steering the San Antonio Spurs to a 93-76 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Michael Finley, Matt Bonner and Kurt Thomas also were in double figures for the Spurs, who won their third straight despite being without Tim Duncan for the first time this season. Duncan has a sore right knee. Josh Howard led Dallas with 19 points. Jose Barea, Dirk Nowitzki and James Singleton also scored in double figures but Jason Kidd had just two...

2009-02-21 23:10:11

Josh Howard scored a team-high 20 points Saturday night to lead the Dallas Mavericks in an easy 116-95 victory against the Sacramento Kings. Following a 30-20 first quarter, Dallas built its advantage to 70-50 by halftime and held a double-digit lead the entire second half. Reserve James Singleton had 19 points and 12 rebounds. Dirk Nowitzki scored 12 with five rebounds in a rare off-night. Jason Kidd scored 11 with 11 assists, while Antoine Wright added 10 points, three rebounds and four...

2009-02-20 22:16:13

Yao Ming led a third-quarter rally Friday that brought the Houston Rockets their sixth consecutive home victory -- 93-86 over Dallas. Yao scored 22 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to help offset a season-high 22 turnovers by the Rockets. Aaron Brooks contributed 19 points and hit two key 3-point shots down the stretch. Dallas owned a seven-point lead at halftime, but the Rockets went on a 24-4 run in the third quarter. The Mavericks had closed to within two when Brooks hit a 3-point shot...

2009-02-18 23:44:40

Josh Howard scored 24 points Wednesday and Dallas got 23 each from Jason Kidd and Dirk Nowitzki to defeat New Jersey 113-98. Dallas outscored New Jersey 40-15 in the third period to turn the game into a rout and complete a 3-1 homestand. Former Maverick Devin Harris led New Jersey with 18 points, but the Nets dropped their fourth in a row. Harris was sent to New Jersey a year ago as part of an eight-player deal that brought Kidd to Dallas. Harris has averaged 21.5 points per game this season,...

2009-02-12 23:47:11

Paul Pierce scored 31 points and hit the clutch shots down the stretch Thursday night to rally the Boston Celtics past Dallas 99-92. Pierce put Boston in front for good at 93-91 by hitting a jump shot with 1:16 to play. After Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki committed an offensive foul, Pierce hit another jumper for a four-point cushion. The Mavericks could get no closer than three the rest of the way and lost at home for only the second time in 12 games. Pierce made 13-of-14 foul shots in helping bring...

2009-02-10 23:27:59

Antoine Wright and Josh Howard each scored 23 points for Dallas, which took charge early in the second half Tuesday and went on to beat Sacramento 118-100. The Mavericks led by five points at halftime and outscored the Kings 26-16 in the third quarter. Dirk Nowitzki added 21 points in the Mavs' sixth win in seven games. Kevin Martin scored 18 points and John Salmons had 16 points and five assists for the Kings, who have dropped four games in a row.

2009-02-07 23:41:42

Dirk Nowitzki had 44 points Saturday night, 14 in overtime, to lead the Dallas Mavericks past Chicago 114-110. Jose Barea had 20 points and Josh Howard scored 13 for Dallas, which won for the fifth time in its last six games. Jason Terry left the game with a broken finger after playing just 16 minutes and finishing with eight points. Terry, Dallas' second-leading scorer this season, came into the game with an average of 20.2 points and 3.7 assists per game this season. Ben Gordon scored 28...