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Mavericks use balance to take down Pistons

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dirk Nowitzki led five Dallas players in double figures with 28 points to lead the Mavericks to a 116-106 win over the Detroit Pistons.

Jose Calderon added 17, Devin Harris scored 14 and Vince Carter and Monta Ellis finished with 13 and 11 points, respectively, for the Mavericks, who had dropped two straight entering the contest.

Josh Smith scored 25 points, Brandon Jennings had 26 with seven assists and Greg Monroe finished with 20 points and nine rebounds for the Pistons, losers in four straight.

01/26 22:13:07 ET