Dallas vs Portland Recap - Mavericks Win 103-96
The Trail Blazers were burned for 33 points by Dirk Nowitzki on Thursday as the Mavericks picked up a 103-96 win at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 182.5.
Dallas got 22 points from Jason Terry and another 16 points from Shawn Marion. Jason Terry contributed 8 assists, while Dirk Nowitzki cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Portland got 32 points from Gerald Wallace in a losing cause and another 24 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Andre Miller contributed 4 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Gerald Wallace had 12 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 52-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 41 boards, while Dallas only had 39.