Recap - Mavericks Defeat New York 113-97
|Recap - Mavericks Defeat New York 113-97|
Dirk Nowitzki scored 29 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Dallas over New York, 113-97, on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
Dallas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 209.5.
Dallas got 22 points from Jose Juan Barea and another 15 points from Tyson Chandler. Jason Kidd contributed 10 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
New York got 27 points from Danilo Gallinari in a losing cause and another 22 points from Toney Douglas. Raymond Felton contributed 9 assists for the Knicks, while Landry Fields had 9 rebounds.
Dallas led at halftime, 56-52.
Dallas had a 54-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.