The Dallas Mavericks are jockeying for playoff positioning but they are currently struggling against the Golden State Warriors and lead 50-49 at the half. The Mavericks are lucky to be leading by only one point as they have missed all 10 of their three-point shots compared to five made for the Warriors.
However, the free throw shooting for the Mavericks has countered the Warriors three-point shooting 12-of-13 compared to 4-of-5 for the Warriors. Also the bench for the Mavericks has stepped up and outscored the Warriors bench 26-11.
leading the way for the Mavericks is backup center Brandan Wright who has come off the bench for the to lead the Mavericks in scoring with 13 points while Dirk Nowitzki has 12 points.