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Dallas Mavericks Team Report – December 15

=== Dallas Mavericks Team Report – December 15 ===

(Sports Network) – The Dallas Mavericks fell to the Golden State Warriors,
111-107, on Tuesday at American Airlines Center.

Jerry Stackhouse scored a game-high 27 points for the Mavericks, who fell for
the first time in three outings. Dirk Nowitzki finished with just 13 points in
41 minutes of action.

Dallas trailed 33-22 after the opening 12 minutes and then cut the deficit to
six in the second quarter. With 4:09 left before the half, Marquis Daniels hit
a pair from the stripe to make it a 47-41 affair, but the Mavericks still
trailed 57-49 at the intermission.

Golden State increased its margin in the third en route to taking an 88-77
lead into the final 12 minutes. The Mavericks trailed 93-77 in the fourth, but
they got within two on a few occasions. Courtesy of a 24-10 run capped off by
a Michael Finley three-pointer, Dallas made it a 103-101 contest with 2:11 to
play. Dallas also got to 107-105 with 18 seconds remaining, but Troy Murphy
would seal the win for the Warriors with two free throws to push the lead to
four.

Stackhouse has scored in double-digits in 17 of the 23 games that he has
played in this season. He is averaging 14.4 points per game, which is third-
best on the team.

The Mavericks are off until Saturday when they host Al Harrington and the
Atlanta Hawks. Last season, the Hawks swept the two meetings between the
clubs.

DAL