Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Notables from 107-96 win vs. Bucks

TONIGHT’S KEY RUN: Over the last 2:59 of the game, Dallas outscored Milwaukee 17-8. With 2:59 to go, DAL led 89-88. The Mavs ended up winning by 11 points, 107-96.

• Dirk Nowitzki recorded his 1st career triple-double tonight. He finished with a team-high 29 points (9-17 FGs, 1-1 3FGs, 10-12 FTs), 10 rebounds (7 DR), 12 assists in 42 minutes.
• The last Maverick to reach a triple-double was Antoine Walker vs. PHI (1/14/04). He had 11 points, 17 rebounds, 13 assists.
• Nowitzki’s 12 assists marked a career-high. His previous high was 8 assists (done 9 times and 2 times this season).
• For the 11th time this season (10-1 record), Jason Terry single-handedly outscored the opponent’s bench. He scored 23 points (8-15 FGs, 3-5 3FGs, 4-4 FTs). The Bucks’ bench combined for 15 points (led by Desmond Mason’s 11).
• Milwaukee’s Mo Williams poured in a season-high 36 points on 14-29 FGs, 3-7 3FGs, 5-7 FTs (previous high was 35 vs. MIA, 1/9/08). He fell just 2 points short of his career-high of 38 points vs. MIA (2/3/07).
• Milwaukee’s Bobby Simmons was unavailable tonight (left leg bruise). Charlie Bell entered the starting lineup in Simmons’ place and had 5 points, 3 rebounds in 39 minutes.
• Tonight’s attendance was 20,079 fans (19,200 capacity). The Mavs have sold out 258 consecutive regular season games at AAC and 296 games including the postseason. Dallas currently owns the longest running sellout streak in the NBA. The Sacramento Kings previously held the streak but failed to sellout their home opener this season. The Mavs are now ranked #10 on the all-time NBA sellout streak list.


Anonymous said...

Didn't Walker have back to back triple doubles

Anonymous said...

I thought Dirk had 9 assists in a game earlier this year?