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Monta Ellis had a season-high 37 points and assisted on the go-ahead basket to spoil Dwight Howard's best offensive night for Houston, and the Dallas Mavericks rallied to beat the Rockets 123-120 Wednesday night.
Dallas was down one when Ellis drove and zipped a pass to Shawn Marion in the corner for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 47 seconds left.
Houston's James Harden had a chance to tie it with 9 seconds left but missed the second of two free throws. Jose Calderon made two free throws after a Houston foul, and Harden shot an airball on a 3-point try in the final seconds.
Howard made his first 11 shots and scored a season-high 33 points.
Dirk Nowitzki finished with a season-high 35, including 14 in the fourth, and passed Reggie Miller for 15th on the NBA scoring list. Nowitzki has 25,298 points, 18 ahead of Miller.
The Rockets led by 18 late in the third quarter before the Mavericks rallied in the fourth by shooting 74 percent and outscoring Houston 36-19.
Howard, who w...
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Entering the night, the Dallas Mavericks were off to a 5-0 start at home and were fifth in scoring (105.7). Four teams were scoring more than the Mavericks, and one of them, you could find in the visiting locker rooms inside American Airlines Center on Nov. 20…..the Houston Rockets.
In front of a national audience, the Rockets were looking to hand the Mavs their first home loss...
The Dallas Mavericks are off to a good start, but it could be better.
With a 97-94 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Nov. 18, the Mavericks moved to 7-4 on the season and remained undefeated at 5-0 at home.
If you do the math, that means the Mavs are just 2-4 on the road, something coach Rick Carlisle and the team want to improve on.
The Mavs have hit the century mark in eight...
One thing that we tend to forget about NBA players is that they are quite the charitable human beings and recently, Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki made a pretty big offer to a Hunter Syndrome/MPS charity.
We get the full details from IBellieve foundation of Dirk’s upcoming good dead regarding a sizable donation to research towards the cure of Hunter’s Syndrome:
Dirk Nowitzki has just passed Reggie Miller who was 16th in scoring. Nowitzki has been an 11 time All-Star, a MVP winner, one NBA championship and arguably the one of the best European player of all time. Nowitzki entered the Mavericks vs Rockets game only needing 16 points shy of Miller’s 25,279.
The next player Nowitzki has to catch up to is Kevin Garnett who currently plays...
Monta Ellis scored 26 points to pace five Mavericks in double figures as Dallas built a 28-point first-half lead and withstood Utah's second-half rally for a 103-93 win Friday night.
Dallas (9-4) has opened its home schedule 7-0 for the first time since 2003-04.
Utah (1-13) is winless in its first eight road games. The Jazz have lost five straight since notching their only...
Dirk Nowitzki has moved past Reggie Miller on the NBA scoring list.
Nowitzki made a free throw after a technical foul was called against Houston's Dwight Howard on Wednesday night to reach 25,280 points and take over 15th place.
Miller, the second-most prolific 3-point shooter behind Ray Allen, scored 25,279 points in 18 seasons with Indiana from 1987 to 2005.
The Dallas Mavericks (8-4) have gotten their monies worth with the addition of Monta Ellis. The guard’s averaging 23.3 Pts, the eighth most in the NBA, and 5.7 Ast in his first season with the Mavericks. The Denver Nuggets (5-6) host Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks at the Pepsi Center on Saturday, Nov. 22.
-The Mavericks are the third-highest scoring team in the NBA averaging...
Dirk Nowitzki will go down as the greatest European player ever in the NBA, and now he’s simply padding his resume as one of the great shooters the game as ever seen.
Wednesday night while shooting free throws, Nowitzki passed Pacers great Reggie Miller on the all time scoring list when a free throw game Dirk his 25,280th career point, which moved him into 15th place on the all...
Monta Ellis is turning into quite a consolation prize after Dallas missed out on Dwight Howard.
Ellis had a season-high 37 points and two key assists late, Dirk Nowitzki led a fourth-quarter rally with 14 of his 35 points, and the Mavericks spoiled Howard's best offensive night in Houston with a 123-120 victory over the Rockets on Wednesday night.
The Mavericks settled for...
Because this season cannot be measured by wins and losses, I have decided it’s beneficial to focus in on key match ups this year. As this has been dubbed a “season of discovery”, this helps us judge improvement as the season progresses. By doing so we won’t get as disappointed when we lose as many games as we could lose. The match up for the Utah Jazz game tonight...
This probably won’t be included in the Dallas Mavericks’ end-of-the-season highlight reel, but they’ll take it just the same.
The young and gritty Philadelphia 76ers made the Mavs sweat until the very end Monday night at American Airlines Center before Dallas eked out a 97-94 triumph.
Monta Ellis shook off a slow start to tally 19 of his team-high 24 points in the second...
Elijah Foster is an old-school power forward. And not old-school according to a teenager in 2013 -- which could mean anything from Kevin Garnett in Boston to Blake Griffin in college -- but old-school as in the era before KG, Chris Webber and Dirk Nowitzki began redefining the position more than a decade ago.
Although the Dallas Mavericks failed to land Dwight Howard in the offseason, the player they ended up with has turned out to be quite a consolation prize.
Monta Ellis looks to continue his outstanding start and lead the surging Mavericks to their best home start in 10 years Friday night against a Utah Jazz team still searching for its first road win.
After Howard chose to sign...