Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle recorded his 500th career win against the Blazers on Wednesday and became the 28th coach in NBA history to reach the milestone as the Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-99. O.J. Mayo led the Mavericks with a game-high 28 points and Mavericks Shawn Marion recorded his 11th double-double of the season and his third in his last four games with 13 point and a game-high-tying 10 rebounds. while Vince Carter returning from illness poured in 17 points off the bench.
Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge tallied his 25th double-double of the season with a team-high 27 points and 10 boards, J.J. Hickson posted his 27th double-double of the year with 14 points and 10 boards and Wesley Matthews scored 21 points.