Template:December 8

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  • 1992 Set the team record with 43 fouls.
  • 1992 Miami shot 47-61 FT, tying the opponent record for most free throws attempted.
  • 1994 Jamal Mashburn had 45 points, the 35th time a Mavs player had 40+ points and the 2nd of 3 times Mashburn had 40+ points with Dallas.
  • 1997 Named Scott Roth as Director of Scouting.
  • 2000 Hired Woody Mayfield, a former NBA ref, as a consultant.
  • 2000 With the win vs Chicago, Don Nelson passed Red Auerbach for 4th place on the most NBA coaching wins list (939). Lenny Wilkens (then 1189), Pat Riley (then 1009), and Bill Fitch (944) were ahead of Nelson on the all-time list.
  • 2001 Dirk Nowitzki suffered a strained tendon in his left ankle putting on his shoes and missed the Washington game due to the injury (the only game he would miss due to the injury).
  • 2007 Activated Maurice Ager and placed Jose Barea (no injury) on IL. Ager had been on IL for 2 days (1 game) (no injury). Barea would be activated 4 days (2 games) later.
  • 2007 Josh Howard had 47 points, the 53rd time a Mavs player had 40+ points and the only time Howard had 40+ points with Dallas.
  • 2007 Deron Williams (Utah) had 41 points, the 68th time a Mavs opponent had 40+ points.

Special thanks to Patricia Bender and her Mavericks website (http://www.eskimo.com/~pbender/mavs.html) for assistance with this section