DALLAS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Brandan Wright
and Jose Calderon
teamed up for 37 points Saturday and Dallas breezed past Milwaukee 106-93 despite the absence of Dirk Nowitzki
Wright led the Bucks' scoring with 19 points. Calderon added 18 and Shawn Marion provided 13 with 12 rebounds as the shorthanded Mavericks picked up a fourth win in six games.
Nowitzki and Dallas Coach Rick Carlisle each missed the game with illnesses.
Vince Carter (15 points, nine assists) and DeJuan Blair (11, nine rebounds) also played key roles in the victory.
Milwaukee got 18 points and 13 rebounds from John Henson in its third straight loss.
Brandon Knight added 16 points.
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