Mavericks avoid 3-game skid with 113-97 win over Nuggets

Dallas Mavericks guard Courtney Lee (1) elevates to shoot a layup as Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap (4) and Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)


DALLAS (AP) — Boban Marjanovic had 31 points and 17 rebounds, Luke Doncic scored 28  points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 113-97. The teams were in the second half when the word came that the NBA was suspending its season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday. The Mavericks avoided their first three-game losing streak this season. They are the league’s only team that hasn’t lost three in a row.