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Barea, Mavericks pound Clippers 108-82

DALLAS (AP) Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks shot their way to a milestone victory for coach Rick Carlisle.

Nowitzki made five of Dallas' 16 3-pointers, and the Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 108-82 on Saturday for Carlisle's 700th career win.

''It just means that I've been very fortunate,'' Carlisle said. ''As time goes on, I count those things even less. It's day to day and trying to improve the situation.''

Dallas had dropped two in a row after a stretch of three wins in four games. J.J. Barea had 21 points and 10 assists, and fellow reserve Devin Harris finished with 15 points.

Carlisle became the 18th coach in NBA history with at least 700 wins. Greg Popovich (1,164) and the Clippers' Doc Rivers (812) are the only other active coaches to make it to the milestone.

''700. That's a lot of wins. We're happy to get it for him,'' Nowitzki said. ''He's been great for the league. He's been around forever, got great knowledge of the game. That's a big milestone. We're happy for him. We presented him with the game ball afterwards.''

The Mavericks (6-17) scored the first eight points and never trailed. They finished 16 for 35 from beyond the arc.

''We are definitely playing better,'' Barea said. ''The ball is moving better, I think everybody is more active and playing with more energy and the ball has got to keep moving.''

DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 17 rebounds for the Clippers (8-13), who have dropped two in a row after winning three straight. Lou Williams scored 18 points.

While Dallas had a big day from beyond the arc, Los Angeles was 6 for 22 from 3-point range.

''It was tough,'' Rivers said. ''It gets frustrating when you are on defense all game. Like in a football game when you are three and out and the other team is on defense.''

The Mavericks outscored the Clippers 35-21 in the second quarter for a 59-38 lead at the break.

TIP-INS

Clippers: G Austin Rivers was fined $25,000 for a verbal outburst toward a fan in a loss to the Utah Jazz on Thursday.

Mavericks: It was the Mavericks' second-largest margin of victory this season after a 111-79 win against Milwaukee on Nov. 18. ... Dallas improved to 91-60 all-time and 53-23 at home in the series with the Clippers. ... Dallas won the rebound battle 54-38.

LUNCH BREAK

Nerlens Noel was the only active player that didn't get into the game for the Mavericks, but the center did make a halftime trip to the media room at American Airlines Center for a hot dog.

''I heard the hot dogs are very good here,'' Carlisle said. ''You'll have to ask him.''

Noel, who hasn't played since Nov. 22 and is battling a thumb injury, said: ''I needed some energy for the second half.''

BENCH BOOST

Boosted by Barea and Harris, the Mavericks' reserves outscored the Clippers' backups 59-28 and set a season high for reserve scoring. Each player that got into the game for the Mavs had at least two points and a field goal.

UP NEXT

Clippers: Visit the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.

Mavericks: Host the Denver Nuggets on Monday.

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Key Players
L. Williams
23 G
H. Barnes
40 F
35.4 Min. Per Game 35.4
18.8 Pts. Per Game 18.8
2.0 Ast. Per Game 2.0
7.4 Reb. Per Game 7.4
44.3 Field Goal % 43.2
45.2 Three Point % 44.0
89.7 Free Throw % 83.3
  Defensive rebound by Dwight Powell 0:08
  Sindarius Thornwell missed floating jump shot 0:12
  Out of bounds turnover on Dwight Powell 0:24
  Defensive rebound by Dwight Powell 0:41
  Montrezl Harrell missed 2nd of 2 free throws 0:42
  Team rebound 0:42
  Montrezl Harrell missed 1st of 2 free throws 0:42
  Shooting foul on Jeff Withey 0:42
  Team rebound 1:01
  Jeff Withey missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:01
  Offensive rebound by Dwight Powell 1:02
Team Stats
Points 82 108
Field Goals 30-86 (34.9%) 36-79 (45.6%)
3-Pointers 6-22 (27.3%) 16-35 (45.7%)
Free Throws 16-23 (69.6%) 20-26 (76.9%)
Total Rebounds 51 61
Offensive 11 15
Defensive 27 39
Team 13 7
Assists 16 24
Steals 8 4
Blocks 6 7
Turnovers 10 15
Fouls 20 20
Technicals 2 3
14 PTS, 17 REB
21 PTS, 4 REB, 10 AST
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away team logo Clippers 8-13 1721281682
home team logo Mavericks 6-17 24352722108
Team Stats
away team logo Clippers 8-13 115.6 PPG 46.4 RPG 22.1 APG
home team logo Mavericks 6-17 110.5 PPG 45.4 RPG 22.8 APG
Key Players
L. Williams G 17.6 PPG 2.5 RPG 4.6 APG 39.4 FG%
J. Barea G 11.4 PPG 2.4 RPG 5.6 APG 43.6 FG%
Top Scorers
L. Williams G 18 PTS 0 REB 6 AST
J. Barea G 21 PTS 4 REB 10 AST
34.9 FG% 45.6
27.3 3PT FG% 45.7
69.6 FT% 76.9
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
L. Williams 32 18 0 6 0 0 1 0 4/16 1/4 9/10 0 0 29 -21
D. Jordan 30 14 17 0 0 2 1 2 6/7 0/0 2/4 5 12 32 -5
A. Rivers 29 9 3 2 0 2 1 2 4/15 1/3 0/0 1 2 17 -16
W. Johnson 27 7 2 2 1 1 1 5 2/8 1/3 2/2 0 2 14 -6
M. Harrell 24 6 6 1 1 1 0 3 3/5 0/0 0/2 2 4 16 -24
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
L. Williams 32 18 0 6 0 0 1 0 4/16 1/4 9/10 0 0 29 -21
D. Jordan 30 14 17 0 0 2 1 2 6/7 0/0 2/4 5 12 32 -5
A. Rivers 29 9 3 2 0 2 1 2 4/15 1/3 0/0 1 2 17 -16
W. Johnson 27 7 2 2 1 1 1 5 2/8 1/3 2/2 0 2 14 -6
M. Harrell 24 6 6 1 1 1 0 3 3/5 0/0 0/2 2 4 16 -24
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
S. Thornwell 15 9 0 1 1 0 0 1 3/6 1/3 2/3 0 0 12 -14
J. Wilson 14 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 3/5 2/4 0/0 2 0 12 -3
C. Williams 22 6 1 2 1 0 1 2 3/6 0/0 0/0 0 1 11 -15
J. Evans 18 5 3 1 0 0 2 1 2/9 0/2 1/2 0 3 8 -10
W. Reed 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 0 1 -9
B. Johnson 5 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 1 3 +3
S. Dekker 13 0 3 0 0 0 2 3 0/7 0/2 0/0 1 2 1 -10
D. Gallinari - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Beverley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Griffin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Teodosic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 235 82 38 16 8 6 10 20 30/86 6/22 16/23 11 27 156 -130
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
D. Nowitzki 24 16 3 1 1 1 1 1 5/6 5/5 1/1 0 3 22 +32
D. Smith Jr. 23 12 5 3 0 1 2 5 5/8 1/2 1/4 1 4 22 +27
W. Matthews 23 10 2 3 0 1 0 2 4/10 2/5 0/0 1 1 19 +5
H. Barnes 29 8 10 2 0 0 1 1 2/10 1/1 3/3 2 8 21 +6
M. Kleber 23 3 8 1 0 0 1 3 1/4 0/2 1/2 4 4 12 -6
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
D. Nowitzki 24 16 3 1 1 1 1 1 5/6 5/5 1/1 0 3 22 +32
D. Smith Jr. 23 12 5 3 0 1 2 5 5/8 1/2 1/4 1 4 22 +27
W. Matthews 23 10 2 3 0 1 0 2 4/10 2/5 0/0 1 1 19 +5
H. Barnes 29 8 10 2 0 0 1 1 2/10 1/1 3/3 2 8 21 +6
M. Kleber 23 3 8 1 0 0 1 3 1/4 0/2 1/2 4 4 12 -6
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Barea 24 21 4 10 0 0 3 1 8/12 4/5 1/1 0 4 42 +32
D. Harris 20 15 3 3 1 0 0 1 2/5 1/3 10/11 0 3 25 +21
D. Powell 20 8 8 1 1 1 3 1 3/6 0/3 2/2 3 5 17 +23
Y. Ferrell 20 8 4 0 1 0 1 2 3/10 2/8 0/0 0 4 12 +1
A. Cleveland 7 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 1/3 0/0 1/2 2 1 5 -2
J. Withey 6 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1/2 0/1 0/0 1 1 4 -2
S. Mejri 15 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 1/3 0/0 0/0 1 1 5 -7
J. McRoberts - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Noel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Curry - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Motley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Finney-Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 234 108 54 24 4 7 15 20 36/79 16/35 20/26 15 39 206 +130