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Mavericks hold Jazz to 22 in 2nd half, win 118-68 loss

DALLAS (AP) Dallas and Utah made history. The Jazz weren't pleased with their share.

Harrison Barnes scored 19 points in 26 minutes and the Mavericks handed the Jazz their worst loss since moving to Utah, 118-68 on Wednesday night.

While in New Orleans, the Jazz lost to Milwaukee by 56, 158-102 on March 14, 1979.

''There was a point where we stopped competing,'' Utah coach Quin Snyder said. ''We all have to own that and obviously the scoreboard reflected that.

Dallas set a franchise mark for the fewest points allowed in a half at 22, giving up 13 in the third quarter and nine in the fourth. The previous record was 23 against Sacramento on Jan. 14, 2012. The 50-point margin of victory was the second-highest in team history behind a 53-point win over Philadelphia.

Utah was a point off its lowest-scoring half, set against the Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 4, 2000.

The Mavericks shot 58 percent, making 43 percent of their 3-point shots.

''It was great, and I will just say that I can't remember a better defensive performance by a Mavericks team in 11 years,'' Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said. ''I am just really impressed with the way the guys brought it against a ridiculously difficult team to play.''

The 50-point margin of victory for Dallas tied for the second-highest in team history behind a 53-point win over Philadelphia Nov. 13, 2014.

Barnes was 6 for 11 from the field, 3 for 5 on 3-pointers and 4 for 4 on free throws.

''I just feel good in general,'' Barnes said. ''I'm starting to find my rhythm.''

He seemed more impressed with Dallas' season-best third straight win than the margin of victory.

''We haven't too many victories here in Dallas,'' Barnes said.

J.J. Barea added 14 points, Luka Doncic and Dwight Powell had 13 each and Dorian Finney-Smith finished with 11. The Mavericks' backups accounted for 66 points, only two fewer than the Utah team.

Ricky Rubio led Utah with 11 points, Rudy Gobert had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Donovan Mitchell also scored 10 points.

I think it's just that they outplayed us in every lineup,'' Gobert said. ''Every guy that was on the court got outplayed.''

Tempers flared at times. Utah's Derrick Favors was charged with a Flagrant 1 foul, and three Mavericks receiving technical fouls.

Dallas extended its winning streak to a season-best three games. The Jazz had won three in a row and won the first two games between the teams this season.

TIP-INS

Jazz: Their 13 points in the third quarter were a short-lived season low, not even reaching the 15 they scored in the fourth quarter at Denver on Nov. 3. ... Utah has played Dallas three times in the last nine games. The teams will meet only once more this season, at Utah on Feb. 23.

Mavericks: Wesley Matthews (strained left hamstring) came back after missing Monday's game at Chicago but left Wednesday's game early in the third quarter with a similar injury. ... Before Wednesday, Dallas' low yield for a quarter had been 18 points by the Jazz in the fourth quarter on Nov. 7.

UP NEXT

Thunder: Stay on the road for their longest trip (five games) of the season with three more in four days, beginning at Philadelphia on Friday night.

Mavericks: Complete a two-game homestand against Golden State on Saturday night.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  24-second shot clock violation turnover 0:22
  Defensive rebound by Dwight Powell 0:45
  Dante Exum missed floating jump shot 0:48
+ 2 Salah Mejri made layup, assist by Jalen Brunson 0:58
+ 2 Grayson Allen made turnaround jump shot 1:18
+ 1 Jalen Brunson made free throw 1:26
  Shooting foul on Royce O'Neale 1:26
+ 2 Jalen Brunson made reverse layup 1:26
  Defensive rebound by Dwight Powell 1:43
  Dante Exum missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:48
  Bad pass turnover on Maxi Kleber, stolen by Dante Exum 1:58
Team Stats
Points 68 118
Field Goals 25-80 (31.3%) 45-77 (58.4%)
3-Pointers 6-35 (17.1%) 12-28 (42.9%)
Free Throws 12-19 (63.2%) 16-24 (66.7%)
Total Rebounds 43 59
Offensive 8 7
Defensive 25 44
Team 10 8
Assists 16 24
Steals 11 12
Blocks 3 5
Turnovers 21 19
Fouls 22 19
Technicals 0 3
10 PTS, 10 REB, 2 AST
14 PTS, 2 REB, 5 AST
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away team logo Jazz 7-7 242213968
home team logo Mavericks 6-8 30282634118
Team Stats
away team logo Jazz 7-7 107.4 PPG 43.2 RPG 24.5 APG
home team logo Mavericks 6-8 109.4 PPG 45.6 RPG 22.7 APG
Key Players
R. Rubio PG 12.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 6.1 APG 39.9 FG%
H. Barnes SF 17.9 PPG 4.4 RPG 1.2 APG 41.7 FG%
Top Scorers
R. Rubio PG 11 PTS 3 REB 3 AST
H. Barnes SF 19 PTS 4 REB 2 AST
31.3 FG% 58.4
17.1 3PT FG% 42.9
63.2 FT% 66.7
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Rubio 24 11 3 3 4 0 4 2 3/9 1/5 4/4 0 3 20 -14
R. Gobert 25 10 10 2 3 0 0 1 4/6 0/0 2/6 3 7 27 -20
D. Mitchell 24 10 3 3 0 1 5 1 3/9 1/3 3/3 2 1 15 -12
D. Favors 21 8 4 0 1 2 1 3 4/8 0/1 0/0 1 3 14 -5
J. Ingles 24 8 3 2 0 0 2 1 3/8 2/5 0/0 1 2 13 -20
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Rubio 24 11 3 3 4 0 4 2 3/9 1/5 4/4 0 3 20 -14
R. Gobert 25 10 10 2 3 0 0 1 4/6 0/0 2/6 3 7 27 -20
D. Mitchell 24 10 3 3 0 1 5 1 3/9 1/3 3/3 2 1 15 -12
D. Favors 21 8 4 0 1 2 1 3 4/8 0/1 0/0 1 3 14 -5
J. Ingles 24 8 3 2 0 0 2 1 3/8 2/5 0/0 1 2 13 -20
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
A. Burks 16 5 3 2 0 0 2 1 2/7 0/1 1/2 1 2 10 -21
J. Crowder 21 5 1 1 1 0 1 1 2/12 1/9 0/0 0 1 8 -21
G. Allen 20 5 0 1 0 0 4 5 2/9 1/5 0/0 0 0 3 -26
D. Exum 20 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 1/5 0/2 1/2 0 1 9 -31
E. Udoh 11 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 1/2 0/0 0/0 0 2 3 -24
R. O'Neale 9 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0/1 0/1 1/2 0 0 1 -18
T. Sefolosha 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 3 3 -25
G. Niang 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/3 0/2 0/0 0 0 0 -13
N. Mitrou-Long - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Cavanaugh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Neto - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 232 68 33 16 11 3 21 22 25/80 6/35 12/19 8 25 126 -250
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
H. Barnes 26 19 4 2 0 0 0 1 6/11 3/5 4/4 0 4 27 +19
L. Doncic 25 13 6 2 2 1 3 1 5/13 2/4 1/2 1 5 23 +17
W. Matthews 20 9 2 0 3 1 1 1 4/5 1/2 0/0 0 2 14 +17
D. Smith Jr. 21 7 4 3 1 0 4 3 3/9 1/4 0/0 0 4 14 +13
D. Jordan 22 4 10 4 1 0 4 3 2/3 0/0 0/0 3 7 19 +16
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
H. Barnes 26 19 4 2 0 0 0 1 6/11 3/5 4/4 0 4 27 +19
L. Doncic 25 13 6 2 2 1 3 1 5/13 2/4 1/2 1 5 23 +17
W. Matthews 20 9 2 0 3 1 1 1 4/5 1/2 0/0 0 2 14 +17
D. Smith Jr. 21 7 4 3 1 0 4 3 3/9 1/4 0/0 0 4 14 +13
D. Jordan 22 4 10 4 1 0 4 3 2/3 0/0 0/0 3 7 19 +16
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Barea 18 14 2 5 1 0 0 1 5/8 0/3 4/7 0 2 27 +20
D. Powell 25 13 5 4 1 1 1 4 4/8 1/4 4/5 0 5 27 +34
D. Finney-Smith 22 11 5 0 1 1 1 2 4/4 3/3 0/2 2 3 17 +23
J. Brunson 8 9 2 4 0 0 1 1 4/4 0/0 1/1 0 2 18 +19
S. Mejri 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2/2 0/0 2/2 0 1 7 +13
R. Broekhoff 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 2/2 1/1 0/0 0 2 7 +17
M. Kleber 21 4 7 0 1 1 1 0 2/4 0/1 0/0 1 6 12 +31
D. Harris 12 4 1 0 1 0 3 1 2/4 0/1 0/1 0 1 3 +11
D. Nowitzki - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Spalding - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Macon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Antetokounmpo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 233 118 51 24 12 5 19 19 45/77 12/28 16/24 7 44 215 +250