Dallas 93, Phoenix 87

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 23, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - # Nick Buchert, #75 Eric Dalen, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 19944

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 27 19 19 22 87
Dallas 32 17 25 19 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 6-10 3-4 3-6 L1
Dallas 11-7 7-2 4-5 W3

Recap


Shawn Marion scored 29 points and the Dallas Mavericks defeated the visiting Phoenix Suns 93-87 on Monday night.
 
Dallas (11-7) has won both games without star forward Dirk Nowitzki, who will likely miss at least two more games to work on his conditioning and get treatment for a knee injury.
 
Grant Hill scored 19 points for Phoenix (6-10). Marcin Gortat recorded his eighth consecutive double-double with 19 points and 17 rebounds.
 
Dallas has beaten Phoenix seven straight times and has won 10 of the last 11 meetings.
 
Ian Mahinmi scored 17 points and had nine rebounds for Dallas, which took the lead for good late in the second quarter. The Mavericks built a 15-point lead in the third period.
 
The Suns were coming off back-to-back road wins against New York and Boston. Phoenix finished its five-game road trip with a 2-3 record.
 
Phoenix guard Sebastian Telfair was ejected in the fourth quarter after being called for a flagrant two foul as Rodrigue Beaubois was driving to the basket.
 
Vince Carter missed his fourth straight game for Dallas because of a sprained left foot.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Dallas
Marcin Gortat 19 Scoring Shawn Marion 29
Steve Nash 12 Assists Jason Kidd 5
Marcin Gortat 17 Rebounds Ian Mahinmi 9
Grant Hill 6 Free Throws Made Ian Mahinmi 9
Grant Hill 2 Steals Jason Terry 4
Marcin Gortat 3 Blocks Ian Mahinmi 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 87 37.3 6-20 19-22 22 52 4 9 19
Dallas 93 40.7 8-25 19-29 23 42 5 11 12

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Suns have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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