Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)
Series starts 10/19
(3-2, 3-0 away)
(3-3, 1-2 home)
7:30 PM ET, October 19, 2013
Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC
Dallas: S. Marion 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl
Charlotte: C. Zeller 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Shawn Marion had 13 points and eight rebounds, leading the Dallas Mavericks to an 89-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
Jose Calderon contributed 13 points and five assists for the Mavericks, who never trailed in the second half and built a lead of as many as 16 points in the fourth quarter.
The Bobcats' three-game winning streak was snapped despite 14 points and 10 rebounds off the bench from rookie Cody Zeller.
Bobcats guard Ben Gordon sat out as he recovered from a procedure to relieve soreness in his right knee. Gordon will miss the remainder of the preseason.
Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki did not play, getting a night of rest despite occasional "We want Dirk!" chants from some of the 7,678 fans at the Greensboro Coliseum.
GREENSBORO, NC - OCTOBER 19: Wayne Ellington #21 of the Dallas Mavericks shoots the ball against the Charlotte...