11/21 21:57 CST Nowitzki, Mavericks roll over Lakers 140-106
Nowitzki, Mavericks roll over Lakers 140-106
AP Sports Writer
DALLAS (AP) --- Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points in yet another efficient
shooting effort and the Dallas Mavericks used the NBA's highest-scoring offense
to roll to a 140-106 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
The Mavericks won their sixth straight game overall and fourth in a row against
the Lakers, who were swept by Dallas in the regular season for the first time
Nowitzki, Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons were a combined 23 of 33 from the
field as the Mavericks had season highs in points, shooting percentage (62
percent) and assists (37). Parsons had 21 points and Ellis scored 20.
Kobe Bryant missed his first eight shots and was 6 of 22 for 17 points. Jeremy
Lin had 18 to lead the Lakers, who came in with their first two-game winning