Monta Ellis put up 30 points to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 131-117. The Mavericks shot 52-94 (55.3%) from the field and turned it over on only seven possessions. Dallas (7-3) is now on a three-game winning streak.
Chris Paul had 26 points and 12 assists, Blake Griffin added 26 points, and Los Angeles wasted no time in taking control on the way to a 110-93 win over Miami.
Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette played a few minutes in New Orleans 106-94 win over Utah Saturday night.
Jose Calderon certainly wasn't shy during his introduction as a Knick.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points while playing only 20 minutes, and the host Dallas Mavericks had their largest victory ever, 123-70, over the Philadelphia 76ers.