Mavs dominated, but it turned out to be a back and forth game. Mavs up by 16 after 1, then further pushed the lead out to like 26 or 27. Then in the 3rd period, Memphis switched to zone defense and cut the lead all the way down to just 7 points. Then the Mavs started balling again and pushed the lead back out to 26 again. Memphis got hot again in the 4th and pulled back to within 10 or 11 before the Mavs finally won 113-97. The score made the game look a lot closer than it ever was. Dirk ended up with 38 points.
Damp didn't play last night either...sat out as a precaution with a sore knee. Mbenga went down in the last few minutes of the 4th. The play didn't look too bad, but he wasn't putting any pressure on his leg as he was assisted off the court. That sucks for him. I like seeing him play and he ended up with 12 minutes.