Shawn Marion scored 16 points, leading a productive effort by Dallas' reserves, and the Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-86 on Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
Tyson Chandler had 14 rebounds in the third quarter, setting a Mavericks record for any quarter, and finished with 18 overall. Lorenzo Williams and Popeye Jones shared the previous quarter mark of 12 boards.
J.J. Barea scored 14 points and Jason Terry had 12 as Dallas' backups outscored their counterparts 59-32.
The Mavericks were playing their sixth game in nine nights, and they were able to rest stars Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and Caron Butler. Nowitzki and Butler had 10 points apiece.
Published at 9:01 AM CST on Dec 2, 2010
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