Toronto 86, Dallas 99

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, December 30, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #39 Kevin Fehr, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 20307

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 23 23 24 16 86
Dallas 29 21 27 22 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 1-2 0-1 1-1 L2
Dallas 1-3 1-2 0-1 W1

Recap


Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points and the Dallas Mavericks got 56 points off the bench en route to their first victory of the season, 99-86, over the visiting Toronto Raptors on Friday.

Ian Mahinmi led the reserves with 19 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the field and 7-of-11 from the line for the Mavericks, who had lost the first three games of their NBA title defense.

After allowing its first three opponents to shoot a combined 52 percent, Dallas did a bit better against the Raptors, limiting them to 46 percent and forcing 17 turnovers.

The Mavericks did their best job defensively in the fourth quarter, holding Toronto to 16 points in the frame to extend the lead.

The Raptors pulled to within 88-81 with 6:35 left but Rodrique Beaubois hit a jumper and made two steals over the next two minutes. Jason Terry scored five points as Dallas outscored Toronto 11-5 in the final 6:13.

Andrea Bargnani scored 30 points and Leandro Barbosa added 20 off the bench for the Raptors, who have dropped two in a row.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Dallas
Andrea Bargnani 30 Scoring Ian Mahinmi 19
Jose Calderon 7 Assists Jason Kidd 6
Andrea Bargnani 7 Rebounds Brendan Haywood 9
Andrea Bargnani 6 Free Throws Made Ian Mahinmi 7
Ed Davis 3 Steals Dirk Nowitzki 4
Andrea Bargnani 1 Blocks Ian Mahinmi 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 86 45.8 6-14 14-18 20 38 1 8 17
Dallas 99 44.4 7-25 28-38 21 40 4 11 10

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .250 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Raptors have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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