Mavs notes after beating GrizzliesPosted by Inside Hoops
Dallas Mavericks notes after beating the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night.
Jerry Stackhouse returned to action tonight after missing the last 8 games with a strained right hamstring. He finished the game with 7 points, 3 assists, 1 steal, 11 minutes off the bench.
Erick Dampier was unavailable tonight due to a sprained right ankle. Gana Diop started in his place and contributed 8 points, 12 rebounds, 2 blocks, 26 minutes.
Diop’s 12 rebounds were the most since he came down with 11 vs. DEN (1/27).
Dallas improved to 2-1 when at least 3 reserves score 10+ points. Tonight, Devean George (14), Brandon Bass (13), Jason Terry (11) had at least 10 off the bench.
George’s 13 points (6-8 FGs, 1-2 3FGs) marked a season-high. (previous high was 12 at UTA, 12/26).
Memphis’ Rudy Gay recorded his 7th double-double of the season (team-highs 18 points, 12 rebounds).
The Mavericks have won their last 3 games by an average of 10.3 points per game.
Dallas has now won 10 straight games over Memphis – 14 games when including the 1st round sweep of the Grizzlies in the 2006 NBA Playoffs.
The Mavs have won 9 consecutive home games. They lost, 81-88, vs. CLE (12/27) at AAC.
Tonight’s attendance was 20,315 fans (19,200 capacity). The Mavs have sold out 259 consecutive regular season games at AAC and 297 games including the postseason. Dallas currently owns the longest running sellout streak in the NBA. The Sacramento Kings previously held the streak but failed to sellout their home opener this season. The Mavs are now ranked #10 on the all-time NBA sellout streak list.