Friday , Feb , 27 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Dallas Mavericks Team Report – February 27

=== Dallas Mavericks Team Report – February 27 ===

(Sports Network) – Michael Finley poured in a game-high 30 points and the
Dallas Mavericks demolished the San Antonio Spurs, 115-91, in a Midwest
Division battle on Thursday at the American Airlines Center.

Dirk Nowitzki had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists for Dallas, which
has won four straight games overall and improved to 3-0 in the season series
with San Antonio.

Steve Nash added 15 points and nine assists as the Mavericks posted their
sixth consecutive victory at home. Antawn Jamison chipped in 13 points and
eight boards in the win.

The win for the Mavericks was their second in a row by more than 20 points adn
only the sixth this season they have done that after 17 such blowouts last

Dallas has won six straight, 10 of 11 and 14 of its last 16 games at home and
is 26-4 in its arena this season.

The Mavericks continue their five-game homestand on Saturday against the
Portland Trail Blazers.

Dallas has beaten the Trail Blazers in two of their three matchups this season
and could hold the advantage tonight, as the home team in this series has won
14 of the last 19 meetings.