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Joe Johnson's 24 points Thursday helped the Atlanta Hawks rally to record a 95-87 victory against the Dallas Mavericks. It was their seventh win in a row. Following a 29-23 first period deficit, Atlanta used a 33-16 second to build a 56-45 halftime advantage, and led the entire second half, maintaining
Dirk Nowitzki scored 30 points Tuesday to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 103-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Erick Dampier added 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Jason Terry 18 points for the Mavericks. Tayshaun Prince led the Pistons with 28 points and seven rebounds.
Kobe Bryant, Trevor Ariza and Pau Gasol combined for 79 points Sunday, carrying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 107-100 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Bryant totaled 28 points, Ariza 26 and Gasol 25 in the Lakers' fifth win in six games. Gasol scored 20 of his points on 10-for-10 shooting in the first half. Jason Terry connected on seven 3-point shots and finished with 29 points for Dallas.
Stephen Jackson scored 31 points Friday night and the Golden State Warriors cooled off Dallas with a 119-110 victory. The Mavericks were coming off back-to-back wins in Phoenix and Portland.
Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry combined for 53 points Wednesday and Dallas held on down the stretch to defeat Portland 93-89. The Mavericks won their second crucial road game in as many nights to improve their chances of climbing out of the eighth playoff position in the Western Conference.
Dirk Nowitzki's 34 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday went a long way to bringing Dallas a 122-117 victory over slumping Phoenix. The Mavericks also were helped by Jason Terry's 25 points off the bench.
Tony Parker scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth period Sunday, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 103-98 win over the Phoenix Suns. Parker's driving layup put the winners ahead for good at 83-82 with 7:28 left.
Dirk Nowitzki had 34 points and Jason Terry scored 33 Saturday night to carry the Dallas Mavericks to a 119-103 win over Washington. Dallas, which won for the fifth time in its last seven games, swept the season series from the Wizards for the third time in the last five years. Dallas forward Josh Howard
Chris Paul put together a spectacular second half Thursday night that helped the New Orleans Hornets pull away for their sixth straight win 104-88 over Dallas. The Hornets, who are in the midst of their longest winning streak of the season, dominated Dallas over the final two periods, thanks to Paul. He scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and handed out 15 assists.
A 3-point shot from Jason Kidd with 31 seconds remaining Wednesday helped Dallas hang on for a 105-100 victory over San Antonio. After the Mavericks suffered a lackluster loss to Oklahoma City on Monday, Dallas owner Mark Cuban threatened to break up the team next year unless he saw more effort from the players. Dallas came through with that effort against the Spurs, getting 29 points from Josh Howard, and 24 points and 12 rebounds from Dirk Nowitzki.
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