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Al Jefferson scores 30 as Bobcats drub Mavericks

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Al Jefferson finished with 30 points and notched 8 rebounds to help the Charlotte Bobcats dominate the Dallas Mavericks, 114-89. The Bobcats had an impressive game shooting the ball, finishing 45-82 (54.9%) from the field, including 12-24 (50.0%) from beyond the arc. Charlotte (23-29) picked up the win after falling to the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.

Jefferson went 14-23, in an efficient offensive performance. Despite the loss, Dirk Nowitzki scored 16 points for Dallas on 5-9 shooting from the field and 4-4 from the free throw line.

The Bobcats combined an eFG% of 62.2% with 50.0% 3-point shooting. They are 4-1 this year when registering marks above 55% and 40% in those respective statistics. The Mavericks, on the other hand, are winless (0-6) when allowing opponents to hit those marks.

This loss snaps a five-game winning streak for Dallas, dropping them to 31-22 on the year.

Coming up next, the Bobcats square off against the Brooklyn Nets, who are 23-26 on the year. The Mavericks match up with the Indiana Pacers, currently 40-11 this season. The Bobcats have a 1-0 record against Brooklyn this season.


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