Can the Dallas Mavericks’ Record-Setting Offense Last All Season?

November 22nd, 2014 by Josh Martin Leave a reply »

Ever wonder what happens when the NBA's most unstoppable force meets its most moveable object?

Well, wonder no more. The Dallas Mavericks put that predictable hypothetical to rest Friday, steamrolling the defenseless Los Angeles Lakers at American Airlines Center 140-106.

Granted, it's not exactly breaking news when these Lakers allow a team to blow past the 100-point plateau and into the scoring stratosphere. Their defense has pretty much been dead-last in the league since the 2014-15 season's opening tip. L.A. had held its opponent under 100 points just three times in its previous 12 games, allowing five of the other nine to pile up 110 or more.

The Mavs, though, hit that latter mark in just three quarters.

Let me repeat: 110 points. Three quarters. Against an (ostensible) NBA squad.

This was far from Dallas' only impressive offensive performance of the young campaign, though. The Mavs hit the century mark in three frames against the Minnesota Timberwolves before finishing with 131 points. That came just two days after tallying 123 points at the winl ...

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