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2009-04-10 22:24:54

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.

2009-04-08 23:41:30

Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas to a big shooting performance Wednesday and the Mavericks stormed to a key 130-101 victory over Utah. The Mavericks clinched a playoff berth and moved into a tie for seventh place in the Western Conference with Utah.

2009-04-05 18:56:48

Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 points and Jason Kidd had 19 points and 20 assists Sunday, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 140-116 thrashing of the Phoenix Suns. Kidd's assists raised his career total to 10,142.

2009-04-04 21:17:00

Dwyane Wade had 33 points, eight assists and five rebounds Saturday to lead the Miami Heat to a 118-104 win over the Washington Wizards. Jermaine O'Neal and Yakhouba Diawara each had 16 points and Michael Beasley and James Jones scored 13 points each for the Heat, who are close behind Philadelphia for

2009-04-03 22:37:35

A 3-pointer by O.J. Mayo put Memphis in front for good with 1:41 to play Friday and the Grizzlies went on to down Dallas 107-102. Memphis, which is 33 games under .500 this season, has won four of its last five.

2009-04-01 22:44:04

Dirk Nowitzki scored 30 points Wednesday and Dallas survived a wild fourth quarter to edge Miami 98-96. The Mavericks moved to within 1 1/2 games of Utah in the fight for seventh place in the Western Conference, a position that keeps a team from having to play the powerful Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs. Miami, which holds down the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, had a two-point lead going into the fourth quarter and the lead changed hands 11 times in the period....

2009-03-31 23:02:13

Dirk Nowitzki had 23 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday and the Dallas Mavericks coasted to a 108-88 victory over the toothless Minnesota Timberwolves. Jason Terry scored 21 points and Jason Kidd had 13 assists for Dallas. The Mavericks were helped by Josh Howard, who had missed the past 12 games with an ankle injury.

2009-03-29 15:13:19

LeBron James scored 24 points and doled out a dozen assists Sunday in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 12th straight win, a 102-74 romp over the Dallas Mavericks. Mo Williams added 22 points for the Cavs, who are 35-1 at home this season. Dirk Nowitzki totaled 20 points for Dallas. The Cavaliers have already

2009-03-27 22:59:02

Carmelo Anthony scored 43 points Friday and the Denver Nuggets survived two Dallas chances in the final seconds to defeat the Mavericks 103-101. Denver swept the Mavericks in a season series for the first time in franchise history. Anthony came within two points of his season high and led the Nuggets to a 10-point lead at the start of the fourth quarter. Dallas rallied to take the lead briefly but trailed by one in the closing moments.

2009-03-25 22:58:52

Dirk Nowitzki and Jason both scored 26 points Wednesday and Dallas shot 58 percent from the floor in defeating Golden State 128-106. The Mavericks trail Portland by one game in their attempt to move up from eighth place in the Western Conference and avoid a first-round playoff meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers. Jose Barea chipped in 20 points for the Mavericks, winners of three out of four. Golden State, which has lost three straight, got 29 points from Anthony Morrow.

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