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Mavs batter Bucks

Nowitzki’s 35 power Dallas to big victory

January 17, 2006

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— Dirk Nowitzki made up for the poor-shooting game he had last time the Dallas Mavericks played Milwaukee, scoring 35 points in a 114-95 victory Monday over the Bucks.

Nowitzki made just five of 22 shots and scored 18 points when the two teams last played Nov. 29, a road game Dallas lost, 113-111, in overtime.

When Nowitzki scored the first seven points after halftime for the Mavericks this time, they were already ahead by 18 and well on way to their second straight lopsided victory.

Michael Redd had 29 points to lead the Bucks, who have lost six of eight.

Spurs 93, Grizzlies 83

Memphis, Tenn. - Tony Parker scored 28 for San Antonio.

Wizards 104, 76ers 76

Washington - Gilbert Arenas had 22 points and 12 assists, helping Washington.

Timberwolves 96, Knicks 90

New York - Troy Hudson scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter.

Hornets 107, Bobcats 92

Charlotte, N.C. - Chris Paul had 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists for New Orleans.

Hawks 94, Rockets 83

Atlanta - The Hawks took advantage of Tracy McGrady's absence.

Nuggets 97, Bulls 94

Chicago - Carmelo Anthony scored 39 for Denver.

Clippers 102, Jazz 93, OT

Los Angeles - Elton Brand scored six of his 35 points in overtime.

Lakers 100, Heat 92

Los Angeles - Kobe Bryant scored 12 of his 37 points in the last 81â2 minutes, and the Lakers beat Shaquille O'Neal and the Heat.

Pistons 94, Celtics 84

Auburn Hills, Mich. - Rasheed Wallace scored 18 of his 23 in third quarter.

Nets 97, Pacers 92

East Rutherford, N.J. - Jason Kidd scored 23 and made a season-high five three-pointers.

Warriors 109, SuperSonics 93

Oakland, Calif. - Jason Richardson scored 26 to help Golden State end its second five-game skid of the season.

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