Friday, February 29, 2008

Notables from 115-106 win vs. Kings

TONIGHT’S KEY RUN: Sacramento led 79-70 with 2:08 to go in the 3rd quarter. The Mavericks then went on a 20-2 run through the 10:05 mark of the 4th quarter to take a 90-81 lead.

• Jason Kidd scored a season-high 21 points (9-18 FGs, 1-2 3FGs, 2-3 FTs) to go 11 rebounds. The 11 rebounds were a high since joining the Mavericks. (previous season-high was 20 points vs. WAS, 12/28)
• Kidd fell 1 assist shy of his 100th career triple-double. The point/rebound double-double was his first since becoming a Mav.
• Dirk Nowitzki notched his 14th 30-point game (34 points on 15-26 FGs, 2-4 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 20th double-double tonight (10 rebounds).
• Josh Howard scored 20 points (10-19 FGs, 0-1 3FGs) for the second time in the last 10 games. It was his 3rd 20-point game in February.
• Malik Allen scored his Mavericks-high 8 points (4-5 FGs) in 14 minutes.
• For the third time this season, Jerry Stackhouse scored a season-high 23 points (5-12 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 11-11 FTs).
• Dallas improved to 8-1 when scoring 110+ points.
• Dallas improved to 2-0 when 4 players score 20+ points. The only other time the Mavs accomplished the feat was in the 99-84 win @ GS (11/): Jo. Howard and Terry (24), Nowitzki (22), Harris (21).
• Sacramento’s Beno Udrih scored 19 (8-11 FGs, 3-3 FTs) 1st half points – 7 more than his full-game average of 12.0 per game.
• Sacramento waived guard Tyronn Lue before tonight’s game.
• The Mavericks have now won 12 consecutive home games.
• Tonight’s attendance was 20,354 fans (19,200 capacity). The Mavs have sold out 262 consecutive regular season games at AAC and 300 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.

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