MIAMI (AP) — Charlie Villanueva scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks went on an unbelievable 37-2 run in the second half to embarrass the Miami Heat 93-72 on Friday night.
The win was the 600th for Dallas coach Rick Carlisle, and snapped a four-game losing streak. Dallas was down by 16 in the third quarter, down nine with about 3 minutes to go in the third and then turned the game completely around.
Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis each scored 12 points for the Mavericks, and Tyson Chandler had 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Hassan Whiteside had 16 points and 24 rebounds for Miami. James Ennis scored 15, Chris Bosh had 12 and Mario Chalmers scored 10 for the Heat.
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