Nowitzki, who has been bothered by a troublesome right knee, missed his second straight preseason game. The 11-time All-Star has had that knee drained twice over the past month.
The Mavericks scored 20 straight points in the third quarter to turn a halftime deficit into a 77-62 lead.
Scott Van Pelt explains why Kevin Durant is most likely going to pass on considering the Washington Wizards as a potential destination during free agency this summer.
Cavaliers general manager David Griffin said the team is looking to change as little as possible about the roster entering free agency and that "our best basketball's in front of us."
Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has added Bill Bayno and David McClure to his coaching staff.