Vince Carter came off the bench and put up 15 points and recorded 9 assists and 6 rebounds in a complete effort to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, 106-93. Dallas (14-10) picked up the win after falling to Golden State Warriors on Wednesday.
Carter shot 5-10 from the field (3-5 on 3-point attempts) in an efficient offensive performance. He also recorded 3 steals. Other top contributors for Dallas included Brandan Wright with 19 points and 6 rebounds, Shawn Marion with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and DeJuan Blair with 11 points and 9 rebounds. Despite the loss, John Henson scored 18 points for Milwaukee on 8-17 shooting from the field and 2-4 from the free throw line. He also added 13 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo contributed 13 points and 9 rebounds.
The Bucks dished out 15 assists versus 16 turnovers, a ratio of just .94. They are 1-6 on the season when committing more errors than assists in a game. The Mavericks, on the other hand, are 2-1 when forcing opponents beneath 1.00 in assist-to-turnover ratio.
Milwaukee (5-19) has now dropped their last three straight contests.
Coming up next, the Mavericks square off against the Memphis Grizzlies, who are 10-12 on the year. The Bucks go up against the New York Knicks, currently 7-16 this season. The Mavericks are 1-0 versus Memphis this season. The Bucks have a 0-1 record against New York this season.