Wednesday , Dec , 08 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Dallas Mavericks Team Report – December 8

=== Dallas Mavericks Team Report – December 8 ===

(Sports Network) – The Mavericks registered a 97-87 victory over the
Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center on Tuesday night.

Dirk Nowitzki poured in a game-high 34 points and grabbed seven rebounds to
pace the Mavericks to the win. The Mavericks improved to 9-0 this season when
Nowitzki scores 30 or more points.

Josh Howard added 13 points and 12 boards while Jerry Stackhouse scored 12 for
the Mavericks, who have won three of their last four games. Alan Henderson
posted 11 points and a game-best 15 rebounds while Erick Dampier had 11 points
and 11 boards in the win.

Dallas won for only the second time in the last five meetings with Minnesota.
The Mavericks also snapped a two-game slide in Minnesota.

Dallas head coach Don Nelson was ejected only 1:33 into the game for arguing

The Mavericks have a day off before taking on the red hot Seattle SuperSonics
at AmericanAirlines Center.