Nowitzki’s 40 Carries Mavs Past Blazers in OT


Dirk Nowitzki still has a little something left. The Dallas Mavericks forward scored 40 points in a win over the Portland Trail Blazers that kept the Dallas Mavericks tied for the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference.

What’s significant about Nowitzki scoring 40? It was his first 40-point game since Jan. 11, 2014, against the New Orleans Pelicans, but it also made him one of only four players in NBA history to score 40 after turning 37.

Source: ESPN

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