Golden State 111, Dallas 87

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 10, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #61 Courtney Kirkland, #63 Derek Richardson, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 19596

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas 15 27 24 21 87
Golden State 26 26 31 28 111

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 23-20 15-7 8-13 L3
Golden State 16-21 10-10 6-11 W1

Recap


WARRIORS 111, MAVERICKS 87: David Lee scored 21 of his 25 points in the first half and Golden State never trailed in handing Dallas its seventh consecutive road loss.

Nate Robinson came off the bench to score 21 points and Monta Ellis added 20 as the Warriors sent the Mavericks to their third defeat in as many nights.

Golden State shot 54.1 percent (40 of 74) to surpass 100 points for only the second time in seven games and remained 4 1/2 games out of eighth place in the Western Conference.

Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points to pace Dallas, which last dropped seven straight away from home during an eight-game skid from Nov. 7-30, 1999.

Lee, who apologized to Golden State fans on his Twitter account after Wednesday's embarrassing defeat to Memphis, came out firing and scored 12 first-quarter points to spark the Warriors to a 26-15 lead.

Golden State kept the foot on the throttle in the second quarter against the weary Mavericks as rookie Klay Thompson scored six points in a 12-3 burst to held build the lead to 40-22.

Nowitzki finally got untracked and scored eight points in a 15-6 run to close the half and cut the deficit to 52-42. Lee had 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting in the half.

The Mavericks crept within 59-52 in the third before Ellis and Robinson combined to extend the lead to 83-66 entering the fourth. Ellis had 15 points in the quarter and Robinson added 10.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Mavericks G Jason Terry scored 15 points in his 1,000th career game. Nearly 60 percent of the games (597) were with Dallas and the rest with Atlanta. ... Mavericks C Brendan Haywood (ankle) missed his fourth consecutive game. ... Saturday's contest kicked off a stretch of 30 games in 48 games for Golden State. ... The Warriors had 17 steals, with Ellis and Robinson leading the way with three apiece.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Golden State
Dirk Nowitzki 22 Scoring David Lee 25
Dominique Jones 5 Assists Monta Ellis 8
Ian Mahinmi 9 Rebounds David Lee 9
Dirk Nowitzki 7 Free Throws Made Nate Robinson 6
Rodrigue Beaubois 2 Steals Monta Ellis 3
Yi Jianlian 1 Blocks Ekpe Udoh 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Dallas 87 37.3 10-23 21-26 20 39 3 7 21
Golden State 111 54.1 10-25 21-25 23 44 2 17 16

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Warriors have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game at home against Washington. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .609 after a win and .450 after a loss.
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