banner

NBA

more stats

104
Final 1234Score
LA Lakers22262927104
Dallas35322729123
Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Wrap | Box
123


NBA Game Summary - LA Lakers at Dallas



(Tuesday, November 5th)

Final Score: Dallas 123, LA Lakers 104

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Monta Ellis nearly matched the entire Lakers starting lineup with 30 points on an efficient 11-of-14 from the floor as the Dallas Mavericks downed Los Angeles, 123-104, from American Airlines Center.

Ellis added a season-high nine assists in the triumph, while the five Lakers' starters combined for just 32 points. Pau Gasol led the group with 10.

"Monta is a great scorer," said Mavs forward Jae Crowder, "but he's a great passer as well. When he drives to the lane he collapses the defense so much and always makes the right pass to the open man."

Crowder chipped in 18 points off the bench and DeJuan Blair filled the stat sheet with 10 points, eight boards, four assists and five steals while providing tough interior defense.

"It was fun out there tonight," said Blair. "The Lakers knowing what they do, trying to get the ball to Pau (Gasol) and I'm so low that I can get him so it was pretty fun."

Shawn Marion and Dirk Nowitzki had 11 points apiece as Dallas remained undefeated at home in three tries.

Nick Young, who started the first three games of the season for LA but was demoted to the bench for Xavier Henry for its last two, led the Lakers with 21 points on 8-of-12 from the field. Jodie Meeks and Jordan Farmar each scored 11 points.

The Lakers never led.

"You can't get blown out and then think now we need to learn to win," said Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni. "No, we need to learn how to play. We're not playing right now."

The Mavs finished the first quarter on an 11-4 surge, which included a deep triple from Vince Carter and consecutive finishes at the rim by Blair. Dallas held the Lakers to 9-of-24 from the field in the frame and led 35-22.

Meeks cut the deficit to 37-27 with a reverse layup early in the second period but the Lakers never saw single digits. Ellis found Blair for a layup on the ensuing Dallas possession then Gal Mekel drilled a jumper on a feed from Nowitzki.

Ellis and Nowitzki scored the final 10 points in the period for the Mavericks, who extended their lead to 19 at the break.

Jose Calderon's triple capped a 12-5 surge midway through the third period following a Steve Nash 3-pointer gave Dallas its biggest lead of the season at 30 points.

Farmar helped the Lakers cut it to 94-77 after three, but Mekel scored five straight early in the fourth to secure the lead.

Game Notes

Dallas outscored LA 52-36 in the paint ... Lakers' forward Ryan Kelly made his NBA debut and scored three points in 3:02 minutes on the floor ... Mekel and Calderon had six and five assists, respectively.

11/06 00:52:52 ET

Other Stories

  • ACC: North Carolina at Virginia

    Today at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • World Series: Kansas City at San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:30 on FOX50

  • NFL: Seattle at Carolina

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Indianapolis at Pittsburgh

    Tomorrow at 4:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Logan Zone with Steve Logan

    Today at 10:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • Big Ten: Michigan at Michigan State

    Today at 3:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • World Series: Kansas City at San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
Final
EDM 6
CAR 3
12:30pm Today
UVA
UNC
2:00pm Today
NCCU
SAVST
 
Final
SFG 2
KAN 3
8:07pm Tonight
SFG
KAN
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
Final
UTA 100
PHO 105
Final
LAL 92
SAC 93
Final
GSW 119
DEN 112
Final
LAC 89
POR 99
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
Final
BSU 55
BYU 30
Final
CAL 41
OREG 59
12:00pm Today
WISC
MD
12:00pm Today
SMU
MEM
12:00pm Today
ILL
MINN
12:00pm Today
RICE
UNT
12:00pm Today
NEB
RUTG
12:00pm Today
KST
TEX
12:00pm Today
ARK
UAB
12:30pm Today
UVA
UNC
1:00pm Today
EMICH
NILL
1:00pm Today
NAVY
SJST
2:00pm Today
BST
AKR
2:00pm Today
GASTATE
GASO
2:00pm Today
TOL
UMASS
2:00pm Today
WMICH
OHIO
2:00pm Today
COL
UCLA
2:30pm Today
UMO
KSU
3:30pm Today
WAKE
BC
3:30pm Today
BUF
CMICH
3:30pm Today
MARS
FATL
3:30pm Today
PITT
GT
3:30pm Today
SMISS
LATU
3:30pm Today
MSU
MICH
3:30pm Today
KENT
MSST
3:30pm Today
STAN
ORST
3:30pm Today
TCU
TTU
3:30pm Today
OKST
WVU
4:00pm Today
WKENT
ODU
4:00pm Today
UTST
UNLV
4:00pm Today
MIZZ
VANDY
5:00pm Tonight
UCF
TEMPL
6:00pm Tonight
WASU
ARZ
7:00pm Tonight
CLEM
SYR
7:00pm Tonight
LAMON
TXST
7:00pm Tonight
TXSANANTO
UTEP
7:00pm Tonight
COLST
WYO
7:15pm Tonight
LSU
MISS
7:30pm Tonight
TENN
ALA
7:30pm Tonight
AUB
SCAR
8:00pm Tonight
PSU
OSU
10:00pm Tonight
UTAH
USC
10:45pm Tonight
WASH
ARST
11:59pm Tonight
HAW
NEV
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
Final
COL 7
VAN 3
Final
EDM 6
CAR 3
Final
ANA 4
CLB 1
4:00pm Today
SJS
BUF
 
7:00pm Tonight
TOR
BOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYI
DAL
 
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
DET
 
7:00pm Tonight
OTT
NJD
 
7:00pm Tonight
MON
NYR
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
PIT
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
TAM
 
9:00pm Tonight
ARI
FLA
 
10:00pm Tonight
CAL
WAS
 
2:00pm Today
NCCU
SAVST