Mavericks win season opener
Dallas beats Charlotte
DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki had 28 points and 13 rebounds, Jason
Kidd added 12 points and 18 assists, and the Dallas Mavericks beat
the Charlotte Bobcats 101-86 on Wednesday night in the opener for
Jason Terry added 22 points and Caron Butler scored 13 for
Tyrus Thomas' 22 points and Gerald Wallace's 16 paced the
Bobcats, who've never beaten the Mavericks in 13 meetings.
Dallas expanded a four-point halftime lead to 72-55 with a 21-10
spurt to open the third quarter led by Nowitzki's 14 points on 6 of
The Mavericks were ahead by 19 in the third quarter and carried
an 80-67 advantage into the final quarter.
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