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Dirk nets 19 as Mavs stop Thunder

Dirk nets 19 as Mavs stop Thunder

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 19 points, rookie Dennis Smith held his own against Russell Westbrook on the rookie Dallas guard's 20th birthday and the Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 97-81 on Saturday night.

Mavs have tempered hopes for Dirk's 20th year

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While there's excitement over rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr. , Dallas' most important draft pick since Nowitzki in 1998, the Mavericks will likely have to overachieve to avoid missing the postseason for the second straight year.

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Nuggets spoil Romo day for Mavericks

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DALLAS -- Gary Harris scored 20 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat Dallas 109-91 on Tuesday night with the Mavericks honoring retiring Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo as a ceremonial player.

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