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Dallas Defeats Philadelphia 97-94 - Recap

Philadelphia was victimized for 24 points and 10 assists by Monta Ellis as the Mavericks defeated the 76ers 97-94 in NBA action on Monday.

Dallas won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 215.5.

Dallas got 20 points from Shawn Marion and another 20 points from Dirk Nowitzki. Monta Ellis contributed 10 assists, while Samuel Dalembert cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Philadelphia got 26 points from Evan Turner in a losing cause and another 19 points from Tony Wroten. Evan Turner contributed 7 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 47-43 at the break.

Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Toronto.