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    Roundup: Mavericks rally, sink Bobcats

    Dirk Nowitzki scored 27 points and the Mavericks rallied from 14 points down in the second quarter to beat the Charlotte Bobcats, 101-96, Thursday night in Dallas.

    Dallas won its second straight - improving to 15-0 all-time against the Bobcats - although the victories have come against lottery-bound Washington and Charlotte.

    Jason Terry added 18 points for the Mavs, who had lost eight of their previous 11.

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    Corey Maggette scored 21 points to lead the league-worst Bobcats (6-36).

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    After trailing most of the first half, Dallas took control with a third-quarter surge on consecutive 3-pointers from Nowitzki.

    Jazz 111, Timberwolves 105 - Gordon Hayward scored 18 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and Paul Millsap made a flurry of key plays in the final minute to lead Utah past Minnesota in Salt Lake City.

    Millsap stole the ball twice in the final minute of overtime, made a key jumper, and fed Hayward for a dunk as Utah scored the final 6 points.

    Thunder 103, Nuggets 90 - Kevin Durant scored 24 points, Russell Westbrook had 23, and host Oklahoma City beat host Denver.

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    Wizards 99, Hornets 89 - John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, and visiting Washington beat New Orleans.

    Suns 91, Clippers 87 - Shannon Brown led Phoenix with 21 points and capped a fourth-quarter rally by scoring the final 7 for the visitors, as the Suns overcame the absence of Grant Hill and Steve Nash to stun Los Angeles.