Phoenix was victimized by Dirk Nowitzki for 35 points as the Mavericks defeated the Suns 112-106 in NBA action on Thursday.
The Mavericks were a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 205.5.
Dallas got 16 points from Jason Terry and another 12 points from Tyson Chandler. Jason Kidd contributed 12 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Suns got a 24-point performance from Channing Frye, who was supported by 16 points from Vince Carter. Steve Nash had 14 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Robin Lopez grabbed 13 rebounds.
Dallas led at halftime, 54-51.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 43 boards, while Dallas only had 39.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.