Mavs win 6th straight game, beat the Rockets Nov. 29
Butler, Nowitzki lead Mavericks past Rockets -- The AP reports: Caron Butler scored 13 of his 19 points during a decisive third-quarter run, Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks stretched their winning streak to six games with a 101-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. Shawn Marion added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and J.J Barea scored 11 for Dallas. Kevin Martin’s 17 points and Luis Scola’s 15 paced the Rockets, who’ve lost six of eight. Dallas used a 17-6 third-quarter spurt capped by 11 straight from Butler to expand a seven-point halftime edge to 77-59.