【Guide】News on December 11, The Mavericks defeated the Pelicans 112-107 at home today, ending the opponent’s two
Ellis scored 11 points in a row at the last minute, which became the key to victory.
Mavericks beat Pelicans 112-107 at home
Nowitzki had 20 points and 6 rebounds, Parsons had 20 points, Ellis had 26 points and 5 assists, and Harris had 20 points.
For the Pelicans, Davis had 31 points and 11 rebounds, Holiday had 30 points and 10 assists, Anderson had 13 points, and Asik had 6 points and 15 rebounds.
The Mavericks took the lead at the start. After Nuo Tianwang hit a jumper, the team took a 7-2 lead, but the Pelicans immediately responded.
However, the home team was obvious in the first quarter. After Parsons made a layup, Chandler stormed and added 2 points, and the difference between the two sides was widened to double digits.
Before the end of the first quarter, Merkel made a breakthrough layup, Harris immediately returned the favor, and the Mavericks led 25-15.
The situation changed suddenly in the second quarter. Anderson, who came off the bench for the Pelicans, made consecutive free throws and the score was chased to 23-27. Fortunately, Crodel made a three-pointer in time to stop the bleeding for the Mavericks.
After the timeout, it was Davis’ turn to show off. He succeeded in consecutive inside attacks, and Holiday hit three-pointers one after another.
2 minutes and 31 seconds before the end of halftime, Anderson made a strong attack, and the two sides fought to a 43-level tie.
The Pelicans scored 36 points in one breath throughout the second quarter, leading the score 51-47.
After exchanging the battle, the two sides fought again, and the score rose alternately. After Davis hit a jumper, Ellis immediately responded with fire.
Although the visiting team has maintained a slight lead, but has been unable to open the score.
Before the end of the third quarter, Rivers hit a three-pointer, Harris made a surprise attack, and Merkel went straight to the basket at the last moment. The score became 78-77, and the Pelicans still led by 1 point.
In the final quarter, the Mavericks started with a 9-2 lead and overtook the team by 6 points in an instant. Although the Pelicans had a good shooting percentage, Harris hit consecutive three-pointers.
4 minutes and 52 seconds before the end of the game, Nongmei completed a difficult alley-oop dunk with one hand, and the score was chased to 94-97. Unexpectedly, Ellis suddenly opened up and scored consecutively.
After Davis and Evans fought back, the Pelicans closed the gap to 100-104 with 1:51 before the end of the game.
Nuo Tianwang made a mistake at the critical moment, and Holiday made a breakthrough layup and hit again, 102-104.
After Ellis immediately fought back, Davis made a foul and went to the free throw line and made two free throws.
After Ellis cut in and made a layup, the home team led by 4 points.
After Holiday forced a three-pointer, Ellis made two free throws. The Pelicans gave Anderson the final blow.
Both starting lineups
Mavericks: Barea, Ellis, Parsons, Nowitzki, Chandler
Pelicans: Holiday, Evans, Babbitt, Davis, Asik