Dallas 103, Cleveland 95

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 17, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #7 Kevin Fehr, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 18633

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas 24 27 24 28 103
Cleveland 24 28 21 22 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 6-5 4-1 2-4 W1
Cleveland 2-7 1-2 1-5 L5

Recap


Mavericks 103, Cavaliers 95:
O.J. Mayo scored 19 points and Chris Kaman added 15 and eight rebounds as visiting Dallas took over late to hold off Cleveland.

Darren Collison added 14 points and eight assists while Vince Carter scored 14 points off the bench for the Mavericks, who have won two of their last three to climb back above .500 at 6-5.

Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 26 points while Daniel Gibson and Dion Waiters added 16 apiece for the Cavaliers, who have lost five straight and allowed each of their last eight opponents to reach 100 points.

Cleveland got seven points from Irving during a 9-2 run that tied it up at 89-89 with 5:07 left. The Mavericks called a timeout and responded with a 9-0 burst, getting a 3-pointer from Mayo and two points and two assists from Collison to regain control.

The Cavaliers chopped it back down to 98-95 on Irving’s 3-pointer with 1:34 to play. But Kaman split a pair of free throws and Irving had his shot blocked at the other end, leading to a transition layup for Mayo that put it away.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Cavaliers entered the night as the only team in the NBA allowing opponents to shoot better than 50 percent from the floor. The Mavericks shot 51.4 percent on Saturday. … Dallas forward Shawn Marion, playing his second straight game after missing five with a knee injury, recorded his first double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 boards. … Irving has scored at least 20 points in seven of nine games but also is averaging 4.1 turnovers.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Cleveland
O.J. Mayo 19 Scoring Kyrie Irving 26
Darren Collison 8 Assists Daniel Gibson 5
Shawn Marion 10 Rebounds Tristan Thompson 12
O.J. Mayo 6 Free Throws Made Dion Waiters 7
Dominique Jones 2 Steals Alonzo Gee 4
Chris Kaman 6 Blocks Alonzo Gee 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Dallas 103 51.4 10-23 17-20 26 42 14 6 22
Cleveland 95 37.5 8-25 15-20 21 38 4 12 11

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .286 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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