Mavs notesPosted by Inside Hoops
The Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 124-109 on Saturday. Here are Mavs team notes:
Gerald Green nearly matched his preseason-high (was 18 @ CHI on 10/9) in the 2nd quarter. In 12 minutes, he scored 16 points (5-6 FGs, 1-1 3FGs, 5-5 FTs) to go with 3 rebounds and 3 steals. He went on to finish the game with a game-high 29 points (10-12 FGs, 4-5 3FGs, 5-5 FTs) in 20 minutes.
Jason Kidd attempted his 1st free throws (2-2 FTs) of the season in the 2nd quarter of tonight’s game.
Josh Howard and Dirk Nowitzki each scored season-highs. Howard finished with 25 points (8-16 FGs, 9-11 FTs) in 28 minutes. Nowitzki contributed 21 points (7-12 FGs, 1-2 3FGs, 6-7 FTs in a season-high 28 minutes.
The Mavericks scored a preseason-high for the 1st half with 63 points (previous high was 62 @ CHI on 10/9) and a preseason-high for the 2nd half with 61 points (previous high was 58 @ MIL on 10/10). They finished the game with a season-high 124 points (was 110 @ CHI on 10/9).
Kevin Martin scored 20 1st half points (8-14 FGs, 2-4 3FGs, 2-2 FTs). Into tonight, no other opponent had scored more than 18 points in a game this preseason (Andray Blatche vs. WAS on 10/7 and Danny Granger @ IND 10/15).
Tonight’s attendance was 20,429 fans (19,200 capacity). The Mavs have sold out 276 consecutive regular season games at AAC and 333 games including the pre and postseasons (18 consecutive preseason sellouts). Dallas currently owns the longest running sellout streak in the NBA. The Sacramento Kings previously held the streak.
Tonight’s Key Run: Dallas led 89-86 with 1:00 to go in the 3rd quarter. Through the 8:54 mark of the 4th quarter, the Mavericks went on an 11-2 run to take a 100-88 lead.