Recap - Mavericks Defeat Detroit 116-106

Recap - Mavericks Defeat Detroit 116-106

The Mavericks got a 28-point performance from Dirk Nowitzki as Dallas ran past Detroit 116-106 on Sunday at American Airlines Center.

The Mavericks were a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 213.5.

Dallas got 17 points from Jose Calderon and another 14 points from Devin Harris. Devin Harris contributed 7 assists, while Dirk Nowitzki cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Detroit got 26 points from Brandon Jennings in a losing cause and another 25 points from Josh Smith. Brandon Jennings contributed 7 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 9 rebounds.

The Mavericks hit the break leading 56-46 before taking care of business in the second half.

Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-39.

Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rockets. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Orlando.