Dirk Nowitzki and Josh Howard keyed a game-changing run during the second quarter, and Jason Terry scored 22 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks past the Golden State Warriors 117-93 Wednesday night.
The Mavericks outscored the Warriors 32-11 over the final 7:45 of the second quarter. Howard and Nowitzki each scored eight points during the push and Dallas led 69-47 at halftime.
Nowitzki scored 20 points, Howard added 19, Brandon Bass had 16 and James Singleton chipped in with a season-high 14 for Dallas, which rebounded after losing by 24 Sunday to the Boston Celtics.
Golden State’s Stephen Jackson had 25 points and Corey Maggette came off the bench to score 21.