Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Dallas over Portland, 89-81, on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 186.5.
Jason Kidd had 24 points for Dallas and Jason Terry chipped in with 10 points. Jason Kidd had 4 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Portland got 27 points from LaMarcus Aldridge in a losing cause and another 18 points from Andre Miller. Andre Miller contributed 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby had 18 rebounds.
Dallas led at halftime, 47-37.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 40 boards, while Dallas only had 39.