Mavericks fortunate against Hawks
The Dallas Mavericks were badly outplayed in the fourth quarter, but held on for a 100-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night.
Dallas failed to cover the 7-point spread, while the 198 points fell UNDER the posted total of 199.5.
Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks with 24 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double.
Joe Johnson tossed in a game-high 32 points for the Hawks in the loss.