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DALLAS (AP) -- Monta Ellis made sure the Milwaukee Bucks didn't lose another close game.
Dirk Nowitzki couldn't do the same, even with a stat line the Dallas Mavericks had not seen from their star in nearly 10 years.
Ellis scored 22 points, and the Bucks spoiled Nowitzki's first game since April 2003 with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds in a 95-90 victory over the Mavericks on Tuesday night.
Playing point guard with struggling backcourt mate Brandon Jennings on the bench, Ellis twice put the Bucks ahead in the final 2 minutes, the last time on a jumper for a 92-90 lead with 1:03 remaining. Milwaukee snapped a three-game losing streak -- all by three points or fewer, just the third time that's happened in franchise history.
"We can put that behind us now and build off of that," said Ellis, who also had game highs with nine assists and six steals.
Nowitzki had 21 points and 20 rebounds for the Mavericks, who had two chances to tie after Ellis' go-...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Milwaukee Bucks were tired of losing close games. They just needed somebody to step up and slam the door.
Tuesday night in Dallas, Monta Ellis did just that. Playing point guard down the stretch, Ellis put together one of his best performances of the season on both ends of the court.
Scoring 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, Ellis added nine assists and six steals...
The Milwaukee Bucks have suspended center Samuel Dalembert for one game without pay due to a violation of team policy, general manager John Hammond announced Tuesday.
Dalembert, 31, will serve his suspension Tuesday night when the Bucks play in Dallas.
After rejoining the Bucks rotation in late January, Dalembert has averaged 9.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game in Milwaukee...
Brandon Jennings didn’t deny the report that speculated he hopes to land in Dallas this summer when he will be a restricted free agent. Instead, Jennings raved about the Mavs and their winning philosophy prior to his team’s matchup with the aformentioned later that night.
According to ESPN Dallas:
“Who wouldn’t want to play in an environment like this every night?” Jennings...
The Dallas Mavericks released a video today that spoofs Hyundai’s Super Bowl ad for their new 2013 Santa Fe, and it makes no sense.
In the original spot for Hyundai, a group of bullies steal a football from a kid when he was tossing it to himself and tell him to “come back when you have a team.” The kid then assembles his seven-man team of ‘super-kids’ and returns to play...
Burn……….. Kobe went 13-21, 38 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists, while torching several Dallas Mavericks defenders in the process. Mark Cuban had suggested that the Lakers should Amnesty Kobe and here is what Kobe had to say about that. Amnesty THAT — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 24, 2013 This is Kobe’s 17th year in the league and even though the team isn’t playing...
The Milwaukee Bucks have suspended Samuel Dalembert for one game without pay due to a “violation of team policy.”
The center, averaging 7 points and 5.8 rebounds in 16.7 minutes per game this season, will miss Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks.
Troy Kinunen's heart rate spiked as the minutes ticked away on Saturday. He stared at his phone and dialed from Milwaukee to New York City repeatedly, test calls to make sure the voice on the other end of the auction would answer when it mattered most.
For a Milwaukee sports memorabilia collector chasing one of the biggest scores in the city's sports history, this moment...
Clinging to the Western Conference's final playoff spot, the Houston Rockets know they must capitalize on prime opportunities to pick up victories.
Houston seeks a sixth straight home win while avoiding a second consecutive loss to a sub-.500 opponent as it hosts the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
The Rockets (31-27) lead the ninth-place Los Angeles Lakers by three games...
DALLAS (AP) -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn't expect to hear from the league over his suggestion the Los Angeles Lakers could reduce their salary cap tax by dumping Kobe Bryant through the amnesty clause.
Cuban said before Dallas' game against the Lakers Sunday he made it clear during a radio interview Friday that he was speaking hypothetically, and he was just trying...
Mark Cuban thought he was pretty funny over the weekend, when he suggested that the Lakers should amnesty Kobe Bryant in the off-season to take his $30 million salary off their books.
The NBA didn’t find it funny, and CBSSports.com is reporting that the league is investigating those comments.
The NBA is debating whether to fine Cuban for saying Friday that the Lakers should consider...
We all know about how Bill Russell is one of the greatest winners in all of sports with 11 championships during his 13 year career. Those 11 rings ties Henri Richard in the NHL for the most championships won by a single player in any North American sport. We also know how much of an undercover bad ass he was off the court considering the fact that he used to take Wilt Chamberlain...
Kobe Bryant may of been just 2-36 from beyond the arc over his last 16 games entering Sunday’s game in Dallas, but when someone makes a questionable remark regarding the Black Mamba, like Mark Cuban’s “amnesty” comment on ESPN radio Friday, those stats go out the window. Kobe shot 4-5 from 3 Sunday afternoon, finishing with 38 points (14 in 4th quarter), 12 rebounds, and...
You heard the old adage, "Never wake a sleeping giant," right?
Well apparently it fell on deaf ears recently as Mavericks owner Mark Cuban suggested the Lakers should amnesty Kobe Bryant next season thus saving the team some money and getting some luxury tax relief.
Well, that is all the Bryant needed to hear. Cuban poked the proverbial bear in his cage and Kobe dropped...
Mark Cuban gets in trouble for saying all kinds of things, so it wasn’t surprising when his suggestion that a conference rival get rid of its best player was met with squawks.
Kobe Bryant going off for 38 points and then tweeting “Amnesty THAT” was just the beginning, though. The NBA is now looking into fining Cuban for his comments, according to The Los Angeles Times.