Mavericks Down Orlando 105-99 - Match Report
Caron Butler scored 20 points leading the Mavericks to a 105-99 victory over Orlando at Amway Center on Tuesday.
The Mavericks were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 191.5.
Dallas got 17 points from Dirk Nowitzki and another 16 points from Tyson Chandler. Jason Kidd contributed 12 assists, while Dirk Nowitzki cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Magic got a 26-point performance from Dwight Howard, who was supported by 21 points from J.J. Redick. Hedo Turkoglu had 8 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Dwight Howard grabbed 23 rebounds.
Dallas led at halftime, 49-45.
Orlando had a 40-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For Orlando, they head home to face San Antonio.