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Breaking down the NBA playoff races, which are winding down

Mar. 25, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The playoff field is largely set. The positioning, that's still anyone's guess. So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA regular season won't materialize — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are already out of the playoffs,...

Doncic records triple-double, Mavericks beat Warriors 126-91

Mar. 24, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night. Golden State dropped out of the top seed in the Western Conference...

With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

Mar. 24, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki added one more memorable game in his final visit to Oracle Arena, scoring a season-high 21 points and insisting he couldn't remember whether it was a chair or a trash can that he threw into a wall opposite the visitors' locker room at one of his favorite arenas. Luka...

Kings bounce back after tough loss to beat Mavs 116-100

Mar. 22, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III didn't think it was a big deal when he missed Sacramento's first game against Dallas and Luka Doncic three months ago because of a sore left knee. Bagley had the same feeling after the two rookie stars finally crossed paths on an NBA court, too. Bagley III had 22...

Lillard scores 33 points, Blazers beat Mavericks 126-118

Mar. 21, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers believe they can use games like this one against Dallas to help them prepare for the final push toward the playoffs. "It's not about who our opponent is, it's about the style of play that we want to play, the discipline we want to have,...

Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

Mar. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — For the 7-footer who has built a Hall of Fame career shooting from the outside, it was the perfect way to reach his latest milestone. Dirk Nowitzki swished a 20-foot jumper with 8:35 left in the first quarter Monday night, passing Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring...

Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

Mar. 18, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer Monday night with another of his signature long-range jumpers. Nowitzki took Luka Doncic's handoff and backed down New Orleans' Kenrich Williams before hitting a turnaround from the top of the free-throw circle with...

Mavericks top Cavaliers 121-116 as Dirk closes on Wilt

Mar. 17, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As they watched Dirk Nowitzki's shooting heat up yet again, fans at the American Airlines Center thought they might be watching history Saturday night. Nowitzki will have to wait another game to reach his latest milestone, but his Dallas Mavericks got a much-needed win. Tim Hardaway Jr....

Jokic hits buzzer-beater to lift Nuggets over Mavs 100-99

Mar. 15, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Luka Doncic's emphatic dunk capped a great night for the Dallas Mavericks rookie. Nikola Jokic topped him and saved the game for the Denver Nuggets, earning him some support in the MVP race. Jokic hit a falling, one-handed shot as time expired to lift the Nuggets over the weary Mavericks...

DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Mavericks 112-105

Mar. 13, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As a long-range jumper spun off the rim and out, Luka Doncic hopped and stomped the floor in frustration. It was that kind of night for the rookie and his Dallas Mavericks. DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 28 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Mavericks 112-105 on...