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.