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Dallas Mavericks Outlast Portland Trail Blazers in High-Scoring Affair

Dallas Mavericks Outlast Portland Trail Blazers in High-Scoring AffairDallas Mavericks Outlast Portland Trail Blazers in High-Scoring Affair

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Portland Trail Blazers with a final score of 125-112 in a thrilling NBA matchup played on December 9th, 2023 at the Moda Center in Portland.

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Additional Information

  • Venue: Moda Center (Portland)
  • Attendance: 18,762
  • Pre-match Odds: Mavericks (-15.11), Portland Trail Blazers (+21.22)

High-Scoring Battle

The game was a high-scoring affair with both teams showcasing their offensive power. Luka Doncic led the way for the Mavericks with a triple-double recording 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Anfernee Simons and Shaedon Sharpe were the leading scorers for the Trail Blazers with 30 and 24 points respectively.

Doncic’s Dominance

Doncic controlled the tempo of the game orchestrating the Mavericks offense and finding his teammates for open shots. He was also effective in getting to the free-throw line converting 13 of his 14 attempts.

Trail Blazers Fight

Despite Doncic’s dominance the Trail Blazers kept the game close throughout. Simons and Sharpe kept the offense afloat but ultimately the Mavericks’ balanced scoring attack proved too much to overcome.

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Dallas Mavericks vs Portland Trail Blazers – Full Scorecard and Starter Lineups

Match: Dallas Mavericks vs Portland Trail Blazers

Venue: Moda Center, Portland

Result: Mavericks win 125-112

Scorecard:

StatDallas MavericksPortland Trail Blazers
Points125112
Field Goals Made-Attempted48-113 (.426)43-107 (.402)
3-Pointers Made-Attempted10-26 (.385)7-19 (.368)
Free Throws Made-Attempted23-28 (.821)32-40 (.789)
Rebounds3734
Assists2628
Steals64
Blocks43
Turnovers1114

Mavericks Starter Lineups:

PlayerPosPTSREBASTSTLBLK+/-
Luka DoncicPG3210611+15
Dorian Finney-SmithSF104110+12
Reggie BullockSG144200+11
Maxi KleberPF126312+13
Dwight PowellC84101+12

Portland Blazers Starter Lineups:

PlayerPosPTSREBASTSTLBLK+/-
Anfernee SimonsPG305810-8
Josh HartSG52210-7
Shaedon SharpeSF245322-2
Jerami GrantPF176101+4
Jusuf NurkicC129202-4

Key Statistics

  • Mavericks: 52.6% shooting from the field, 40.0% shooting from three-point range, 30 assists
  • Portland Trail Blazers: 45.1% shooting from the field, 38.1% shooting from three-point range, 28 assists
  • Points: Dallas Mavericks 125, Blazers 112
  • Rebounds: Dallas Mavericks 37, Blazers 34
  • Assists: Dallas Mavericks 26, Portland Trail Blazers 28
  • Field Goal Percentage: Dallas Mavericks 42.6%, Trail Blazers 40.2%
  • 3-Point Field Goal Percentage: Dallas Mavericks 38.5%, Portland Trail Blazers 36.8%
  • Free Throw Percentage: Mavericks 81.3%, Blazers 78.9%

Top Performers

  • Luka Doncic (DAL): 32 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists
  • Anfernee Simons (POR): 30 points, 5 assists
  • Shaedon Sharpe (POR): 24 points, 5 rebounds
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (DAL): 20 points, 4 rebounds
  • Damian Lillard (POR): 12 points, 7 assists

Impact on Standings

With the win the Dallas Mavericks improve their record to 18-11, solidifying their position near the top of the Western Conference Standings. The Portland Trail Blazers fall to 14-15 clinging to a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Looking Ahead:

The Dallas Mavericks will face the Los Angeles Clippers on their next game while the Portland Trail Blazers will travel to face the Golden State Warriors.

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