Grizzlies Lose Another Heartbreaker - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Dave Cera

Grizzlies Lose Another Heartbreaker

  DALLAS (AP) - Josh Howard scored six of his 27 points during a key fourth-quarter stretch to lift Dallas past Memphis 108-105. The game was tied at 89 until Howard provided six points in a 12-2 run that put the Mavericks ahead 101-91 with 3:31 left.

The Grizzlies answered back with 10 straight points, but Dirk Nowitzki scored the Mavs' next four points to put them ahead 105-103. Nowitzki also sank two free throws with eight seconds remaining before Juan Carlos Navarro missed a pair of open three-pointers in the final three and a-half seconds.

Nowitzki had 21 points and Devin Harris added 19 as Dallas improved to 5-and-0 at home. Mike Miller finished with 23 points in the Grizzlies ' third straight loss.

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