Impact player

J.J. Barea, Dallas

The former Wolves guard came off the bench to score 15 points on 5-for-5 shooting. He scored the Mavericks’ first nine points of the fourth quarter, the last two on a 10-foot fadeaway bank shot.

By the numbers

29-10 The Mavericks’ edge in bench scoring, with all 10 Wolves points coming from Nemanja Bjelica.

20 Assists by the Wolves, who had averaged 27.3 during their three-game winning streak.

8 Blocked shots by the Mavericks. Dirk Nowitzki had three of them.