Dallas 107, Philadelphia 100

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #8 Marc Davis, #73 Tre Maddox
Attendance - 20162

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia 23 29 22 26 100
Dallas 28 29 19 31 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 12-13 8-7 4-6 L4
Dallas 12-13 8-3 4-10 W1

Recap


Mavericks 107, 76ers 100: O.J. Mayo scored a game-high 26 points and dished out eight assists as host Dallas ended its three-game losing streak.

Chris Kaman contributed 20 points and Shawn Marion added 14 and nine rebounds for the Mavericks, who improved to 8-3 at home and 6-0 against Eastern Conference teams at American Airlines Center.

Dorell Wright was 7-of-13 from 3-point range en route to a team-high 25 points and Spencer Hawes scored 18 for Philadelphia, which lost its fourth straight. Guard Jrue Holiday missed his third consecutive contest with a sprained left foot.

After Nick Young opened the scoring with a 22-foot jump shot, Dallas went on an 11-0 run and maintained the lead until Lavoy Allen's jumper with 9:07 remaining in the second quarter gave Philadelphia a 34-32 edge. The Mavericks trailed by three before a 9-0 spurt gave them a 45-39 advantage with 4:45 left in the first half.

The 76ers moved back ahead in the third on a layup by Thaddeus Young, but Mayo scored the final five points of the quarter to put Dallas up 76-74. Brandan Wright contributed six points during an 8-2 spurt early in the fourth, and Mayo and Kaman combined to score 15 straight for the Mavericks to offset four 3-pointers by Wright and secure the win.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Philadelphia reached the 100-point mark for just the third time in its last 14 meetings with Dallas. ... Marion hit a bank shot with 7:41 remaining in the first quarter to eclipse the 16,000-point plateau for his career. ... The Mavericks committed 11 turnovers after entering the contest with an average of 15.9.


 

Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   Dallas
Dorell Wright 25 Scoring O.J. Mayo 26
Maalik Wayns 9 Assists O.J. Mayo 8
Kwame Brown 7 Rebounds Shawn Marion 9
Spencer Hawes 8 Free Throws Made O.J. Mayo 8
Jason Richardson 3 Steals O.J. Mayo 3
Spencer Hawes 1 Blocks Vince Carter 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Philadelphia 100 43.0 13-35 13-15 23 40 2 6 14
Dallas 107 54.2 4-11 25-29 19 35 4 9 11

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game at home against Miami. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .538 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Houston . The 76ers have a W/L % of .538 after a win and .417 after a loss.