Raptors hold off Bucks; Mavs beat Grizzlies
Mavericks 111, Grizzlies 99
Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Dallas Mavericks downed the Memphis Grizzlies 111-99 at American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks sprinted ahead early and held the lead for the rest of the game against their Southwest Division rivals. Nowitzki joined five teammates in double figures, including the entire starting lineup.
Dallas forward Shawn Marion had his first double-double of the season with 21 points and 14 rebounds.
Samuel Dalembert nearly joined Marion with 14 points and nine boards. Jose Calderon score 15 and dished out five assists.
Monta Ellis added 18 points and Vince Carter chipped in 11 off the bench.
Raptors 97, Bucks 90
Rudy Gay scored 18 points as the Toronto Raptors held off a late rally for a 97-90 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Gay was just 4-of-14 from the field but finished with two three-pointers and went 8-of-9 from the free throw line. Kyle Lowry finished with 14 points, and Landry Fields and Amir Johnson had 11 each.
O.J. Mayo led Milwaukee with 16 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 14 with 6-of-12 shooting from the field and making both of his three-point attempts.