DALLAS (AP) — Chandler Parsons scored 28 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 125-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.
The Mavericks built a big lead with a 12-0 run in the first quarter and didn’t trail again in their second victory in five days over the Bucks. Parsons had nine in the opening period.
Dirk Nowitzki, who was rested for the game at Milwaukee on Wednesday and scored a season-low 10 points Friday, bounced back with 21 and Monta Ellis added 19. Ellis has averaged 26.8 points in his last six, including three of 30-plus.
All five Bucks starters scored in double figures, led by Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 18 points.
Milwaukee pulled within six four times in the second quarter, but Dallas scored the last four points of the first half to build a 59-46 lead.
Dallas scored 10 of the first 13 points in the third quarter for a 69-49 lead on Ellis’ drive. The Bucks came back with a 16-2 run to move back within six points. O.J. Mayo scored eight points, including two 3-pointers.
The Mavericks pushed the advantage to 81-69 on 3-pointers by Parsons and Devin Harris. They outscored Milwaukee 17-4 over the last 5
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