Washington, DC) – Monta Ellis posted 23 points with five rebounds to help the Mavericks pull past the Wizards, 87-78, at the Verizon Center. Dallas outscored Washington by 11 in the fourth quarter to sweep its three-game road trip. Dirk Nowitzki suffered an injured ankle, but returned to action. He struggled in the win scoring nine points on 3-of-14 shooting, which was his first game in single digits this season. John Wall scored a team-high 22 points with seven boards and five assists in the loss. Trevor Booker had a double-double with 10 points and 19 rebounds for the Wizards, who had a two-game winning streak come to an end.
Mavs Sink Wizards