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Mavericks Vs. Pistons Score: Dallas On Top Of Detroit 52-38 At Halftime

The Dallas Mavericks jumped out early and carry a commanding 52-38 lead into halftime over the Detroit Pistons. The Mavericks are looking for their first road win of the season.

Dallas jumped out to a 23-8 lead on near perfect shooting from its starting lineup. Dirk Nowitzki leads all scorers with 12 points and made all six of his attempts in the first half. The Mavs were red hot in the first half as they hit more than 63 percent of their shots. Vince Carter hit three three-pointers in the first half for nine points and Shawn Marion finished with eight.

Rookie point guard Brandon Knight leads the Pistons with nine points at the intermission. Will Bynum chipped in eight points off the bench while Ben Gordon added seven for Detroit. Dallas held the Pistons to just 36 percent shooting and forced the Pistons into 10 turnovers.

Check out Mavs Moneyball for the latest news and notes on the Mavericks while Detroit Bad Boys has you covered for all you wanted to know on the Pistons.

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