Dallas 101, Charlotte 96

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, March 15, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #29 Mark Lindsay, #14 Ed Malloy, #44 Eli Roe
Attendance - 20507

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 23 31 14 28 96
Dallas 23 25 26 27 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 6-36 3-15 3-21 L2
Dallas 25-20 17-7 8-13 W2

Recap


MAVERICKS 101, BOBCATS 96: Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points as host Dallas won its fourth straight game in American Airlines Center and picked up back-to-back victories for the first time since mid-February.

Nowitzki, trailing the play, buried a wide-open 3-pointer to put the Mavericks ahead by 14 points with just under seven minutes remaining in the game. He went 3 for 7 from beyond the arc while adding six rebounds and five assists.

The Bobcats have lost all 15 meetings with the Mavericks and dropped their fifth loss in the last six games. Charlotte, which led by as many as 10 points in the first half, took a 54-48 lead into the break.

Dallas closed the second quarter on a 7-0 run and carried that momentum into the third quarter, outscoring the Bobcats 26-13. The Mavericks would go up by as many as 17 points but Charlotte pulled to within three in the final seconds.

The Bobcats were paced by Corey Maggette, who attacked the Mavericks’ basket and picked up nine of his 21 points from the foul line. Tyrus Thomas added a season-high 14 points and eight rebounds.

Jason Terry chipped in with 18 points off the bench for the Mavericks. Dallas’ reserves totaled 46 points.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Dallas center Brendan Haywood left with a knee injury in the third quarter. He recently missed four games with a sprained ankle. ... Neither team made moves during the trade deadline. ... Charlotte fell to 1-33 when trailing after three quarters. ... Dallas now faces a stretch of 12 games versus teams with winning records.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Dallas
Corey Maggette 21 Scoring Dirk Nowitzki 27
D.J. Augustin 4 Assists Dirk Nowitzki 5
Bismack Biyombo 11 Rebounds Brendan Haywood 8
Corey Maggette 9 Free Throws Made Dirk Nowitzki 6
Eduardo Najera 2 Steals Rodrigue Beaubois 2
Bismack Biyombo 2 Blocks Brendan Haywood 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 96 41.7 8-21 18-20 21 41 2 8 12
Dallas 101 45.2 9-25 16-21 20 46 8 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .476 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .167 after a loss.
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