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Dirk Nowitzki tied his season high with 35 points as Dallas held off Chicago.

Devin Harris finished with 13 points, a career-high 10 assists and tied a career best with five steals. Marquis Daniels added 18 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists, and Adrian Griffin -- starting his second game at small forward for the injured Josh Howard -- delivered season highs with 14 points and 12 rebounds.

Dallas

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24039-8120-2515-462919102Nowitzki 39:1314-286-60-61135Griffin 36:565-104-65-123214Dampier 28:013-60-05-11216Daniels 38:057-114-53-77318Terry 17:310-32-20-1222DevHarris 36:056-141-21-310213Van Horn 20:484-82-20-30413Diop 19:440-11-21-3331Armstrong 3:370-00-00-0110

Percentages: FG .481, FT .800. Three-Point Goals: 4-12, .333 (Van Horn 3-6, Nowitzki 1-4, Terry 0-2). Blocked Shots: 5 (Diop 3, Daniels, Armstrong). Turnovers: 15 (Dampier 3, Van Horn 3, Daniels 2, Dev.Harris 2, Terry 2, Griffin 2, Nowitzki). Steals: 12 (Dev.Harris 5, Nowitzki 2, Griffin 2, Daniels, Dampier, Van Horn).

Chicago

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24034-7417-238-30182294Nocioni 16:394-60-01-20111Sweetney 22:332-64-64-7428Chandler 28:251-40-01-7132Hinrich 2:590-00-00-0000Duhon 31:232-82-20-1557Gordon 42:018-196-70-14326Deng 38:2310-154-62-50225Songaila 30:406-101-20-31313Basden 4:200-00-00-0100Harrington 7:201-30-00-1002Piatkowski 15:170-30-00-3230

Percentages: FG .459, FT .739. Three-Point Goals: 9-23, .391 (Gordon 4-9, Nocioni 3-3, Deng 1-2, Duhon 1-5, Piatkowski 0-2, Songaila 0-2). Blocked Shots: 4 (Chandler 2, Sweetney, Nocioni). Turnovers: 15 (Gordon 4, Chandler 2, Sweetney 2, Nocioni 2, Duhon 2, Piatkowski 2, Basden). Steals: 9 (Deng 3, Chandler 2, Duhon 2, Nocioni, Piatkowski).

A: 21,733 (21,711). T: 2:14.