Utah 77, Dallas 94

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 26, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - # Nick Buchert, #9 Derrick Stafford, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 19649

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas 20 23 15 36 94
Utah 22 25 13 17 77

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 51-21 26-11 25-10 W3
Utah 36-38 20-17 16-21 L5

Recap


Jason Terry scored 22 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 19 as the Dallas Mavericks registered a 94-77 victory over the host Utah Jazz on Saturday.

Terry had four 3-point baskets as part of a 6-of-7 shooting performance as Dallas (51-21) won its third straight game and pulled within one game of the second-place Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference.

Al Jefferson scored 21 points for Utah (36-38), which lost its fifth straight contest and fell 4 1/2 games behind Memphis for the final playoff spot in the West.

Terry had 16 second-half points and helped fuel the fourth-quarter run in which the Mavericks pulled away with 13 consecutive points.

Dallas trailed 70-68 after Utah’s Raja Bell hit a 20-footer with 6:22 to play. But J.J. Barea and Terry hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start the decisive run that was culminated by Tyson Chandler’s three-point play with 3:49 remaining.

Utah led 56-49 on Paul Millsap’s two free throws with 3:58 left in the third quarter before Dallas finished the quarter on a 9-2 run.The Mavericks outscored Utah 36-17 in the fourth quarter and held the Jazz to 30 second-half points.

C.J. Miles scored 16 points and Millsap added 15 for Utah.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Utah
Jason Terry 22 Scoring Al Jefferson 21
Jose Barea 6 Assists Ronnie Price 6
Tyson Chandler 7 Rebounds Al Jefferson 7
Dirk Nowitzki 9 Free Throws Made Al Jefferson 3
Shawn Marion 4 Steals Raja Bell 3
Rodrique Beaubois 2 Blocks Raja Bell 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Dallas 94 45.5 8-19 26-32 20 40 6 9 19
Utah 77 42.1 3-12 10-17 18 31 5 7 19

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game at home against Washington. The Jazz have a W/L % of .472 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Phoenix . The Mavericks have a W/L % of .760 after a win and .591 after a loss.
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