Dallas and Portland face off for conference matchup
By The Associated Press
Portland Trail Blazers (1-1, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (2-0, second in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
Western Conference foes Dallas and Portland face off.
Dallas finished 18-34 in Western Conference games and 24-17 at home a season ago. The Mavericks gave up 110.1 points per game while committing 20.1 fouls last season.
Portland went 53-29 overall and 29-23 in Western Conference play in the 2018-19 season. The Trail Blazers shot 46.7% from the field and 35.9% from 3-point range last season.
The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
Mavericks Injuries: Dwight Powell: out (hamstring).
Trail Blazers Injuries: Jusuf Nurkic: out (leg fracture), Pau Gasol: out (foot).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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