Dallas Mavericks Beat Philadelphia 76ers 107-100
The Dallas Mavericks ended a 3-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 107-100 last night.
O.J. Mayo led the Mavericks in scoring with 26 points. Chris Kaman contributed with 20 points to help Dallas’ efforts. The two players combined for 17 of the last 19 points of the game. Newly acquired point guard Derek Fisher went down with a knee injury with 6:50 left in the opening quarter after getting a shot blocked by Evan Turner. It is the Mavericks seventh straight home victory over the 76ers.
On the other side of the court, Dorell wright led the 76ers in scoring with 25 points. Spencer Hawes rounded out the scoring with 18 points in a losing effort for Philadelphia. The 76ers were without leading scorer Jrue Holiday who missed the game with a sprained left foot.
Dallas is in action tomorrow night against the defending NBA Champions Miami Heat in a rematch of the 2011 NBA Finals. Tip off is at 8:30 pm.