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Josh Howard's 28 points with four rebounds led Dallas to a 99-90 NBA Playoff victory over San Antonio and a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal. The Mavericks trailed 55-51 at the break but went up 80-71 after three quarters and led 87-84 with 6:44 left in the contest. Jason Kidd scored 17 points with seven assists and seven rebounds.
A panel of sportswriters and broadcasters Friday voted Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year. The 6-foot-2 inch Terry, a former starter, received 576 of a possible 605 points, including 111 of a possible 121 first-place votes. Denver's J.R.
Dirk Nowitzki led the way with 20 points Thursday and the Dallas Mavericks slowed down Tony Parker to produce a surprisingly easy 88-67 win over San Antonio. The Mavericks scored the game's first eight points and ran away to a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven playoff series.
Tony Parker had 38 points -- 27 in the first half -- and the San Antonio Spurs routed Dallas 105-84 to even their Western Conference quarterfinal series at 1-1. Parker was 16-of-22 from the field and handed out eight assists.
Josh Howard's 25 points led Dallas to a 105-97 victory Saturday at San Antonio, the Mavericks' first road playoff win in three years. The home loss in Game1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal was the fourth since 2007 for the third-seeded Spurs. High-scoring forward Dirk Nowitzki had eight of his 19 points in the fourth period and finished with eight rebounds.
Jason Terry scored nine points in a game-closing, 15-4 run Wednesday, giving Dallas a 95-84 win over Houston that cost the Rockets a division title. Houston slipped a game behind San Antonio in the Southwest Division on the final night of the regular season, leaving the Rockets facing a first-round playoff series with Portland. Dallas, which was not certain it would be in the playoffs until the final two weeks of the season, climbed all the way to a No.
Michael Finley's 3-pointer sent the game into overtime Wednesday and San Antonio dominated from there to win a division title by downing New Orleans 105-98. The Spurs' victory, combined with Houston's loss to Dallas, made San Antonio champion of the Southwest Division and the No.
Jason Terry, who had 22 points, hit the game-winning jump shot with 0.2 seconds left Monday to give the Dallas Mavericks a 96-94 win over Minnesota. Dirk Nowitzki had 34 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks, who have won four of their last five games and are tied for sixth place with New Orleans in the Western Conference. Craig Smith had 24 points and eight rebounds for the Timberwolves.
Dirk Nowitzki and Josh Howard both scored 25 points Friday, lifting the Dallas Mavericks to a critical 100-92 victory over New Orleans. The Mavericks led by as many as 23 points in the second period and survived a shooting slump late in the first half to improve their playoff position in the Western Conference.
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