Dallas Defeats Sacramento 107-103 - Recap
The Kings were burned for 34 points by Dirk Nowitzki on Friday as the Mavericks picked up a 107-103 win at American Airlines Center.
Dallas did not, however, defeat the Kings against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 215.5.
Dallas got 20 points from Monta Ellis and another 14 points from Jose Calderon. Jose Calderon contributed 7 assists, while Brandan Wright cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Sacramento got 35 points from Rudy Gay in a losing cause and another 19 points from Isaiah Thomas. Isaiah Thomas contributed 6 assists for the Kings, while Rudy Gay had 12 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 54-49 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Sacramento as they grabbed 39 boards, while Dallas only had 37.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head on the road to face San Antonio.