No headband, no problem: James helps Cavs rout Mavs

DALLAS (AP) — Even without his trademark headband, LeBron James had 27 points and took over sole possession of the Cavaliers’ career assists record as Cleveland beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-94 on Tuesday night. James was one of four players with more than 20 points for the Central Division-leading Cavaliers, who have won 12 of[…]

Ellis’ big 3rd quarter helps Mavericks beat Lakers 100-93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Monta Ellis scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks closed with a 16-3 spurt in the final 6:36 to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 100-93 on Sunday night. Dirk Nowitzki had 12 points for the Mavericks, who had lost four of five. They played[…]

Jefferson keys 3rd-quarter spurt, Mavs beat Pelicans 102-93

DALLAS (AP) — Richard Jefferson tied his season high with 16 points, seven during a 16-0 Dallas run early in the third quarter, and the Mavericks raced past the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Monday night. The 34-year-old Jefferson made his fifth consecutive start in place of small forward Chandler Parsons, sidelined with a sprained[…]

Parsons and Chandler will sit for Mavs against Pelicans

DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons will miss Monday night’s game against New Orleans because of injuries, leaving the Mavericks without two of their frontcourt starters for the second straight game. Chandler has a bruised left hip that kept him out of Saturday’s loss to Brooklyn, and Parsons will miss his fifth straight[…]