Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points, Jason Terry added 19, and the Dallas Mavericks held on for a 97-94 double-overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.
Former Dallas-area high school star LaMarcus Aldridge had 33 points, 15 during a fourth-quarter rally, and Jamal Crawford contributed 19 points for the Trail Blazers.
Shawn Marion had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Dallas, which won its third in a row.
Delonte West hit an 11-footer for Dallas to open the second overtime. West later converted jumpers on consecutive possessions to give Dallas a 93-89 advantage with 2:55 left.
Crawford hit two free throws and Aldridge made a 12-footer with 1:43 remaining in the second extra session to draw Portland even at 93.