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Dirk Nowitzki dropped 28 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Dallas Mavericks over the Philadelphia 76ers 104-102 on Monday night.

Dallas failed to cover as 11.5-point home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 199-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Jason Kidd went for 22 points, 11 assists, and four steals for the Mavericks, who got 15 points and 10 boards off the bench from Drew Gooden in the win.

Willie Green had 23 points and eight rebounds for Philadelphia, while reserve Elton Brand added 21 points and 10 boards for the 76ers.