Nowitzki and Mavs take down Pistons
Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Dirk Nowitzki led six Dallas players in double figures with 24 points as the Mavericks took a 113-102 win over the Detroit Pistons.
Vince Carter added 18 points while Monta Ellis, Samuel Dalembert and Shawn Marion each finished with double-doubles for the Mavericks, winners in three of their last four.
Ellis had 12 points and 13 assists, Dalembert scored 12 and pulled down 11 boards and Marion scored 10 and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Josh Smith finished with 32 points on 14-of-20 shooting and Greg Monroe scored 17 points and 17 boards for the Pistons, losers in four of their last five.
02/22 22:08:18 ET