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Dallas Mavericks Host LeBron-Less Cavs In NBA Preseason

The Dallas Mavericks fell to 1-3 with an 85-79 loss at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Guards Daniel Gibson and Manny Harris led the way for Cleveland with 15 and 14 points, respectively. 

For Dallas, Dirk Nowitski scored 13 on 6-12 shooting in 23 minutes. Nowitzki was the only Mav in double-figures, as the team shot just 37% from the field and 17% from three-point territory.

The Mavericks started rookie shooting guard Dominique Jones for the second time, as Jones went 2-9 for five points in 19 minutes.

Dallas travels to Detroit Wednesday to take on the Pistons.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.