Mavericks dump Pistons

Mavericks dump Pistons

Dirk Nowitzki dropped 26 points in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 112-91 win over the Detroit Pistons Friday night.

Dallas won the game as a 4-point underdog, while the combined 203 points made it OVER the posted total of 186.

Josh Howard contributed with 22 points and five rebounds, while Brandon Bass chipped in with 18 points for the Mavericks.

Richard Hamilton had 17 points for the Pistons, and Tayshaun Prince added 12 in a losing effort.