Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Notables from 99-83 win vs. Sonics

TONIGHT’S KEY RUN: Dallas led 73-67 with 9:40 to go in the 4th quarter. The Mavs then started an 18-4 run through the 4:07 mark of the period to take a 91-71 lead.

• Dirk Nowitzki recorded his 25th double-double of the season (11 points, 12 rebounds).
• Dallas improved to 13-8 when Jason Terry scores 20+ points. Tonight, Terry contributed a game-high tying 22 points (9-11 FGs, 2-2 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) to go with 6 assists.
Seattle’s Earl Watson recorded his 7th game of 20 points tonight with 22 (9-15 FGs, 0-1 3FGs, 4-4 FTs).
• Dallas improved to 20-4 when shooting better than 50% from the field (50.6% on 39-77 FGs, 7-16 3FGs).
• Dallas held Seattle to just 38.1% from the field (32-84 FGs, 1-7 3FGs). The Mavs are 15-4 when holding an opponent to under 40% FG.
• Dallas has now won 13 straight games over the Sonics dating back to 12/9/04 (102-107 loss in DAL). Dallas has won the last 5 at AAC.
• Tonight’s attendance was 20,228 fans (19,200 capacity). The Mavs have sold out 274 consecutive regular season games at AAC and 311 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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