Washington 101, Dallas 107

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #42 Eric Lewis, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 19560

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 19 26 22 34 101
Dallas 23 40 22 22 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 0-7 0-2 0-5 L7
Dallas 5-4 4-1 1-3 W1

Recap

Mavericks 107, Wizards 101: O.J. Mayo scored 25 points and Chris Kaman added 23 and eight rebounds as host Dallas jumped out to a big lead and held off winless Washington.

Elton Brand collected 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Mavericks, who snapped a three-game slide.

Dallas held an 88-70 lead after Mayo hit three free throws early in the fourth quarter, but it missed four field-goal attempts and turned over the ball four times as the Wizards crawled back into the game with a 15-0 run. Washington pulled within one possession five times in the final seven minutes but never was able to fully close the gap.

Cartier Martin hit four 3-pointers and scored all 14 of his points in the fourth quarter and Kevin Seraphin added 14 of his 16 in the period for the Wizards. Jordan Crawford scored a team-high 21 points off the bench for Washington, which is the last winless team in the NBA at 0-7.

The Mavericks decided to shake things up by moving Kaman and Dahntay Jones into the starting lineup. The moves seemed to provide a spark in the first half, as Dallas shot 59.5 percent and led 63-45 at the half.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Detroit Pistons, who had been alongside the Wizards in the winless category, picked up their first victory earlier Wednesday. … The Wizards got 63 points off the bench and went 13-of-27 from 3-point range. … Dallas rookie Jae Crowder, who was moved out of the starting lineup, scored 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting off the bench.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Dallas
Jordan Crawford 21 Scoring O.J. Mayo 25
Jordan Crawford 7 Assists Darren Collison 5
Trevor Booker 6 Rebounds Elton Brand 12
Jordan Crawford 6 Free Throws Made O.J. Mayo 6
Trevor Ariza 2 Steals Jae Crowder 2
Emeka Okafor 2 Blocks Elton Brand 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 101 48.1 13-27 10-11 24 34 4 8 17
Dallas 107 50.0 3-11 26-33 20 40 4 6 13

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Utah. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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