Sunday, March 23, 2008

Notables from 88-81 loss vs. Spurs

TODAY’S KEY RUN: San Antonio used a 23-4 run over the last 6:11 of the 3rd quarter to take a 65-58 lead into the final period.

• Dirk Nowitzki left today’s game at the 3:18 mark of the 3rd quarter after suffering a injury to his lower left leg. He did not return and will be re-evaluated tomorrow. Before the injury, he had 11 points (4-13 FGs, 0-1 3FGs, 3-3 FTs), 7 rebounds, 4 assists in 26 minutes.
• In the 1st quarter, the Mavs held the Spurs to an opponent season-low (for any quarter) 18.2% FG (4-22 FGs). The Spurs scored 15 points in the period.
• Dating back to vs. GS (1/2), Jerry Stackhouse has hit 48-50 FTs (96.0%).
• The Spurs clinched the season series for the 1st time since 2004-05. Last season, Dallas won the series 3-1. In 2005-06, the clubs split their four games, 2-2.
• The Mavs are 0-2 in their last 2 games despite holding their opponents to 33.7% (60-178 FGs) from the floor.
• Tonight’s attendance was 20,411 fans (19,200 capacity). The Mavs have sold out 271 consecutive regular season games at AAC and 308 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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