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NBA: Dallas 108, Portland 106

Dec. 8, 2013 at 1:17 AM

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Monta Ellis connected on a game-winning jumper at the final buzzer Saturday, hoisting the Dallas Mavericks to a 108-106 victory over Portland.

The Trail Blazers had forced a 106-106 tie with 1.9 seconds left when Damian Lillard made a 3-point try.

But the Mavs came right back when Ellis dribbled down the court and fired in a pull-up jumper from the top of the key as time expired.

Dirk Nowitzki contributed 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Dallas.

DeJuan Blair and Jose Calderon netted 15 points apiece.

Lillard finished with 32 points for the Blazers.

LaMarcus Aldridge chipped in 19 with 13 rebounds.

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