Dallas 96, New Orleans 81

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 7, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #67 John Goble, #64 Eli Roe
Attendance - 20409

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 20 21 24 16 81
Dallas 26 26 23 21 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 2-6 1-3 1-3 L6
Dallas 4-5 4-2 0-3 W1

Recap

Vince Carter and Ian Mahinmi each scored 13 points and the Dallas Mavericks defeated visiting New Orleans 96-81 on Saturday night, sending the Hornets to their sixth straight loss.
 
Dallas rebounded from a 93-71 loss at San Antonio on Thursday. Six players scored in double figures for the Mavericks, who announced before the game that guard Jason Kidd will miss at least the next three games because of a lower back injury.
 
New Orleans again played without leading scorer Eric Gordon, who is sidelined with a knee injury. Al-Farouq Aminu had 15 points and 12 rebounds and Jarrett Jack added 13 points.
 
It was another long night for the Hornets, who committed 21 turnovers. New Orleans coach Monty Williams, Jack and Chris Kaman were called for technical fouls.
 
Jason Terry and Delonte West scored 12 points apiece for the Mavericks. Dirk Nowitzki, who was held to six points Thursday, scored 10 points and got into double figures with a basket late in the game.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Dallas
Al-Farouq Aminu 15 Scoring Vince Carter 13
Jarrett Jack 5 Assists Dirk Nowitzki 4
Al-Farouq Aminu 12 Rebounds Ian Mahinmi 7
Carl Landry 6 Free Throws Made Delonte West 8
Al-Farouq Aminu 4 Steals Rodrique Beaubois 2
N/A Blocks Ian Mahinmi 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 81 40.6 6-11 23-28 17 39 0 11 21
Dallas 96 43.2 8-19 24-29 22 35 2 12 14

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Denver . The Hornets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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