Mavericks 94, Wizards 93...
Mavericks-Wizards, Box 2010-01...
Mavericks G Howard sits out wi...
'Sheed docked $35K for publicl...
Celtics' Wallace fined $35K fo...
Trail Blazers' Miller says Six...
NBA Roundup: Friday's action...
Presented By: 2010-01-20...
Sixers Notes: Dalembert on own...
Bosh has 23 points, 13 rebound...
Mavericks notes after destroyi...
Nowitzki supended for foul on ...
Clippers sign Nick Fazekas to ...
Mavericks sign Jamaal Magloire...
Devin Harris out 1-2 more week...
Brand, Maggette could opt out
Brand has surgury
Steve
where are you mike?
money and politics overpower j
Houston Rockets will change Ko
Will Sunyue be the new magicia
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
 
 
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Windows Live
News » Dallas Mavericks Roster Report 2009-04-25


Dallas Mavericks Roster Report 2009-04-25


Dallas Mavericks Roster Report 2009-04-25
ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Jason Kidd, Shooting guard J.J. Barea, Small forward Josh Howard, Power forward Dirk Nowitzki, Center Erick Dampier. Bench -- Guard Jason Terry, Guard Antoine Wright, Forward Brandon Bass, Forward James Singleton, Center Ryan Hollins, Guard Gerald Green, Guard Matt Carroll.

PLAYER NOTES:

--G Jason Terry was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year after averaging 19.6 points and 3.4 assists per game for the Mavericks this season.

--C Erick Dampier talked the talk after Game 2 in San Antonio, vowing to put Spurs guard Tony Parker on his back the first time he drove the lane in Game 3.

He didn't have to level Parker to be a major defensive factor. Dampier bodied Spurs forward Tim Duncan and made him work to get in the paint. Duncan missed seven of nine shots and finished with just four points.

Dampier made his only field goal of the night, but he grabbed nine rebounds and had three blocked shots.

--F Dirk Nowitzki finally found his rhythm in Game 3 and finished with 20 points, the first time in the series he's hit the 20-point mark.

Nowitzki ended the regular season with 25 straight games of 20 points or more, the longest streak in the NBA this season. Nowitzki made 8-of-12 shots and all four free throws in 26:31.

His quick start helped the Mavs jump in front of the Spurs by 11 points in the first quarter, reversing the trend in the first two games in San Antonio when the Spurs led by 11 after Games 1 and 2.

"In the first two games they were the aggressors early and they got out to early leads in both games," Nowitzki said. "We just wanted to turn that around and get our crowd into the game and get everyone excited. It always comes down to making shots, and we made a lot of shots early."

--G J.J. Barea stole top billing among the two teams' point guards in Game 3 for the second time in the series.

Barea got the start in place of Antoine Wright and was an immediate difference-maker with his speed and ability to get to the basket. He finished with 13 points and seven assists, outscoring and out-assisting teammate Jason Kidd (three points, six assists) and Spurs point guard Tony Parker (12 points, three assists).

"The first time," Barea said of outscoring Parker. "Let's see if we can do it again Saturday (in Game 4)."

MEDICAL WATCH:

--G-F Jerry Stackhouse (right heel) is out indefinitely.

--G-F Devean George (right knee) is out for the rest of the season.


Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: April 25, 2009

 

 
Copyright © Maverickshome.com, Inc. All rights reserved 2018.