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DALLAS | Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Tyson Chandler added 18 points and 18 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks stretched their winning streak to five games with a 102-92 victory over Washington on Monday night, keeping the Wizards winless on the road.
Washington dropped its fifth straight and slipped to 0-24 on the road, the third-worst road start in NBA history.
Dallas holds the record, dropping its first 29 on the road in 1992-93.
Both teams shot poorly from the free throw line. Washington went 19 for 31 and Dallas was 25 for 37.
Dallas carried a 74-68 edge into the final quarter, and Nowitzki’s four-point play with 6:51 remaining extended the lead to 91-81.
The Wizards pulled within 95-91, but Nowitzki swished an 18-footer with 2:13 remaining.
Kidd’s 3-pointer from the left corner with 49.8 seconds left gave Dallas a 100-92 lead, closing out the Wizards.
The Wizards led by as many as 12 in the second quarter before the Mavericks fought back with a 10-4 run over the last 2:39 of the first half for a 50-49 lead at the break.
NOTES: Former Mavericks F Josh Howard missed his 13th straight game for Washington with a sore left knee. Howard averaged 15.3 points and six rebounds in 431 games for Dallas before he was traded to the Wizards on Feb. 13, 2010. … Dallas wrapped up a 4-0 homestand and is on the road for six of its next seven games. The last time the Mavs swept a four-game homestand was March 8-14, 2008. … Washington F JaVale McGee was back in the rotation after missing two games with the flu. … A contingent of Pittsburgh Steelers players and coaches took a break from Super Bowl preparations to watch the game from a luxury suite. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is a Pittsburgh native and Steelers fan. …The Wizards had one first-half turnover, seven for the game.
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