Dallas used a big second quarter to grab the lead and then were able to keep the Wizards at arms length in the second half. Dirk Nowtizki led the way for the Mavericks with 27 points going 10-14 from the field. Jason Terry added 24 points off while Rodrigue Beaubois added 19 off the bench.
Trevor Booker scored 20 points and John Wall added 18 points and 10 assists to lead the Wizards. Jordan Crawford and Nick Young each finished with 15 while JaVale McGee added 12.
Dallas improves to 24-20 on the season while Washington falls to 9-32.