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  • 1987 Mark Aguirre had 41 points, the 28th time a Mavs player had 40+ points and the 20th of 22 times Aguirre had 40+ points with Dallas.
  • 1989 James Donaldson had 21 rebounds, the 22nd time a Mavs player had 20+ rebounds and the 11th of 13 times Donaldson had 20+ rebounds with Dallas.
  • 2001 Don Nelson coached his first game since undergoing prostate cancer surgery on January 4, 2001.
  • 2003 Activated Avery Johnson and placed Adrian Griffin on IR with right knee tendinitis. Johnson had missed nine days (five games) with a right calf strain. Griffin was activated nine days (five games) later.
  • 2004 Activated Tony Delk and placed Travis Best on IR with inflammation in his right Achilles. Delk had missed 23 days (nine games) with a sprained left ankle. Best was activated 14 days (six games) later.
  • 2005 Dirk Nowitzki had 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists, four steals, and four blocks in 21 minutes as the West lost to the East 115-125 in the All-Star game.
  • 2007 DJ Mbenga underwent successful surgery on his right knee to repair a torn ACL. He was out for the season.
  • 2008 Chris Paul (NO) had nine steals, setting the opponent record for most steals.
  • 2012 Dirk Nowitzki hit a free throw at the 5:55 mark of the first quarter, in an 89-73 victory over the Boston Celtics, giving him 23,335 points in his career and moving him past former Celtic Robert Parrish and into 20th place on the NBA's All-Time scoring list.
  • 2012 In the victory against Boston, Dirk Nowitzki also recorded the 1,000th blocked shot of his career. It came in the first quarter on a shot attempted by Avery Bradley.
  • 2012 In what turned out to be a night of records, Jason Kidd moved into second place on the NBA's All-Time steals list passing Michael Jordan. He now has 2,515 steals for his career and trails only John Stockton on the all-time list.
  • 2015 Forward Chandler Parsons exited the Mavs 111-100 victory over Houston, with a sprained ankle in the second half and would miss the next several games.

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