Tuesday, April 8 2014, 10:20 PM MDT
Nowitzki leads Mavericks over Jazz 95-83
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz 95-83 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Dallas shot 56 percent from the field and had six players score in double figures. Monta Ellis scored 16 points and reserve Vince Carter added 13.
Derrick Favors scored 19 points for the Jazz, who lost for the 18th time in their last 21 games. Reserve Enes Kanter added 15 points and 19 rebounds, and Richard Jefferson had 15 points.
Dallas swept the season series with Utah.
JOHN COON, Associated Press
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