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NBA roundup: Stojakovic propels Mavs past Rockets

Published: Wednesday, July 29 2015 4:06 p.m. MDT

Dallas Mavericks' Peja Stojakovic (16) shoots over Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin (12) in the Mavs' 106-102 win. (Associated Press) Dallas Mavericks' Peja Stojakovic (16) shoots over Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin (12) in the Mavs' 106-102 win. (Associated Press)

HOUSTON — Peja Stojakovic scored 22 points and broke a tie with Dale Ellis for fourth place in career 3-pointers as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Houston Rockets 106-102 on Saturday night.

Stojakovic, who was 1-for-11 from 3-point range in his previous three games, went 4-for-6 from beyond the arc. He has 1,723 career 3s and trails only teammate Jason Kidd (1,756), Reggie Miller (2,560) and Ray Allen (2,562) in NBA history.

Dirk Nowitzki also scored 22 points and Shawn Marion had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks, who have won 12 of their last 14 games and eight of their past 11 in Houston.

Kyle Lowry scored 26 points and Kevin Martin added 17 for the Rockets.

BOBCATS 88, HAWKS 86: At Atlanta, Stephen Jackson hit a last-second jumper over two Atlanta defenders and Charlotte rallied after trailing by 22 points to beat the Hawks. Jackson, a former Atlanta player, scored 32 points, including the winning shot over Maurice Evans and Al Horford.

Dallas Mavericks' Peja Stojakovic (16) shoots over Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin (12) in the Mavs' 106-102 win.       (Associated Press) Dallas Mavericks' Peja Stojakovic (16) shoots over Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin (12) in the Mavs' 106-102 win. (Associated Press)

KNICKS 105, NETS 95: At Newark, N.J., Wilson Chandler replaced the injured Amare Stoudemire in the lineup and scored 21 points, and the New York Knicks beat the New Jersey Nets to avoid falling below .500. Stoudemire missed his first game of the season with a sprained toe.

BULLS 97, HORNETS 88: At New Orleans, Derrick Rose scored 23 points and Chicago methodically turned a 12-point third-quarter deficit into a comfortable victory over the Hornets. Carlos Boozer had 17 points for the Bulls.

SPURS 118, WIZARDS 94: At Washington, Tony Parker scored 10 of his 18 points in less than 2 minutes during the first quarter to jump-start San Antonio to a rout of the Wizards. George Hill also scored 18 points and was 4-for-4 on 3-pointers for San Antonio.

76ERS 107, TIMBERWOLVES 87: At Minneapolis, Thaddeus Young led seven 76ers in double figures with 18 points and Philadelphia cruised past Minnesota. Kevin Love had 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Timberwolves, his 40th consecutive double-double.

Dallas Mavericks' Peja Stojakovic (16) shoots over Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin (12) in the Mavs' 106-102 win. (Associated Press) Dallas Mavericks' Peja Stojakovic (16) shoots over Houston Rockets' Kevin Martin (12) in the Mavs' 106-102 win. (Associated Press)

PACERS 103, BUCKS 97: At Milwaukee, Danny Granger scored 14 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter to help Indiana snap a six-game losing streak to the Bucks.

THUNDER 99, KINGS 97: At Sacramento, Calif., Kevin Durant scored 10 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter for Oklahoma City. Tyreke Evans had 30 points and nine rebounds for the Kings.

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