Barnes’ 30-footer at the horn lifts Mavs over Grizzlies

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41)

By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Harrison Barnes banked in a 30-footer at the buzzer to give the Dallas Mavericks a 95-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.


Officials reviewed the play to make sure the shot got off in time. Memphis suffered its sixth straight loss after squandering an 18-point lead in the first half.

Harrison Barnes led the Mavs with the winning shot and 22 points

Barnes led the Mavericks with 22 points, nine of them coming in the fourth quarter to help Dallas thwart a late Memphis comeback. Dennis Smith Jr. finished with 17 points, and J.J. Barea had 10 points and 11 assists.

Harrison Barnes Mavs over Grizzlies
Harrison Barnes

Tyreke Evans led Memphis with 18 points, and Marc Gasol and Deyonta Davis finished with 14 points each.

Gasol pulled Memphis even at 92 on a 3-pointer with 28.5 seconds left. After a Dallas miss by Smith on the ensuing possession, Evans came down the floor missed a layup, but JaMychal Green followed with a dunk.

 

 

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