Allen Crabbe scored a team-high 27 points and Spencer Dinwiddie had 19 points off the bench, but it was not enough for the Nets as they fell to the Mavericks in Dallas, 119-113 . >> Box score
The Nets started the game with a strong first quarter but faltered in the second, getting outscored 27-18. They rallied back in the second half, tying the game at 88 in the third quarter, but failed to retake the lead.
D'Angelo Russell, the hero from Tuesday night's victory, struggled mightily from the field, shooting 6 of 18 and 3 of 11 from beyond the arc and finishing with 17 points.
The Nets as a team struggled with 3-point shooting, finishing14 of 42, or 33.3 percent which proved to be costly as they fell for the fifth time in their last seven games.
The Nets return home to Brooklyn and will host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday at noon.