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San Antonio Spurs take down Mavericks 109-100

Patty Mills scored 26 points and Kawhi Leonard finished with 16 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs took down the Dallas Mavericks, 109-100.

NBA: Dallas 122, Denver 106

The Dallas Mavericks used a late burst to pull away for a 122-106 win over the Denver Nuggets.
Mavericks vanquish Oklahoma City

Mavericks vanquish Oklahoma City

Shawn Marion led the sharp-shooting Mavericks with 19 points as Dallas handled the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-86 on Sunday.

NBA: Dallas 110, Memphis 96

MEMPHIS, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki keyed a strong second half and scored 26 points Wednesday, rallying Dallas past Memphis 110-96.

NBA: Dallas 87, Washington 78

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- A clutch offensive rebound by Dejuan Blair with 26 seconds left Wednesday touched off a late run that brought Dallas an 87-78 victory over Washington.

NBA: Dallas 100, Minnesota 98

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Shawn Marion pumped in 32 points and got the benefit of a controversial call at the end of the game Monday, enabling Dallas to hold off Minnesota 100-98.

NBA: Phoenix 123, Dallas 108

PHOENIX, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Eric Bledsoe fired in 25 points Saturday and the streaking Phoenix Suns buried 15 3-pointers in a 123-108 win over Dallas.

NBA: Dallas 106, Milwaukee 93

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.

NBA: Dallas 107, New Orleans 89

NEW ORLEANS, April 14 (UPI) -- Shawn Marion and Dirk Nowitzki combined for 40 points Sunday and the Dallas Mavericks reached the .500 mark with a 107-89 win over New Orleans.

NBA: Dallas 117, Sacramento 108

SACRAMENTO, April 6 (UPI) -- A 25-point performance from Shawn Marion Friday and a strong second half brought Dallas a 117-108 victory over Sacramento.

NBA: Denver 95, Dallas 94

DENVER, April 5 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala hit a layup with 2.8 seconds remaining Thursday that brought Denver what could be a costly 95-94 victory over Dallas.

NBA: Dallas 100, Chicago 98

DALLAS, March 30 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left to play Saturday and finished with 35 points in the Dallas Mavericks' 100-98 win over Chicago.

NBA: Dallas 104, Boston 94

DALLAS, March 23 (UPI) -- A season-best, 23-point effort from Brandan Wright Friday allowed Dallas to hang on for a 104-94 decision over Boston.

NBA: Dallas 127, Atlanta 113

ATLANTA, March 18 (UPI) -- Darren Collison and Dirk Nowitzki totaled 46 points for Dallas Monday and the Mavericks drained 13 three-pointers en route to a 127-113 win over Atlanta.

NBA: Dallas 96, Cleveland 86

DALLAS, March 15 (UPI) -- Rodrigue Beaubois paced a big performance from the Dallas bench Friday that pushed the Mavericks to a 96-86 victory over Cleveland.
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Brandan Wright (born October 5, 1987, in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Golden State Warriors. He previously played for the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2006–07 season. Wright, 6'10" (208 cm) tall and 210 lb (95 kg), was a freshman power forward prior to being selected 8th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Bobcats. He was subsequently traded to the Golden State Warriors for Jason Richardson.

In his first and only season as a North Carolina Tar Heel, he finished with 14.7 points per game, 6.2 rebounds per game, 1.0 steals per game and led the team with 1.8 blocks per game. He scored in double figures in each of his first 18 games as a Tar Heel, making him only the second freshman Tar Heel in the last twenty years to accomplish that feat behind Rashad McCants, who scored double figures in his first 20 games in the 2002–03 season. On March 6, 2007, Wright was named the 2007 ACC Freshman of the year earning 49 out of a possible 99 votes. Wright was the third Tar Heel in a row to win the award. Wright was also a unanimous selection to the ACC All-Freshman team. Wright was named MVP for the 2007 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament.

Wright announced on April 23, 2007 that he would enter the 2007 NBA Draft. He signed with Jim Tanner of the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Williams & Connolly, forgoing the remaining three years of his college eligibility.

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