Game Preview: Raptors vs. Mavericks

Preview | Game Notes

The Dallas Mavericks have one of the best assist-to-turnover ratios in the NBA thanks in large part to the steady play of Jose Calderon.

Calderon was greeted warmly in his first return to Toronto, but the receptions have been different for Vince Carter when he’s gone back north.

Carter has also been efficient with the basketball and Wednesday night’s contest figures to be one of his final games in Toronto as the Mavericks continue a three-game trip.

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Projected Starters

Raptors: Kyle Lowry (G), DeMar DeRozan (G), Terrence Ross (F), Amir Johnson (F), Jonas Valanciunas (C)

Mavericks: Jose Calderon (G), Monta Ellis (G), Shawn Marion (F), Dirk Nowitzki (F), Samuel Dalembert (C)

By The Numbers: Raptors vs. Mavericks

Team Comparison
2013-14 AVERAGES 2013-14 RANKINGS
TOR DAL   TOR DAL
PPG 98.8 104.0 PPG 18 8
FG% .436 .471 FG% 24 4
3FG% .361 .377 3FG% 14 6
FT% .771 .794 FT% 8 3
OFF 12.0 9.6 OFF 9 25
DEF 31.3 30.3 DEF 21 25
REB 43.3 39.9 REB 14 29
AST 20.2 23.5 AST 23 6
STL 7.1 9.4 STL 26 1
TO 14.4 13.1 TO 9 5
BLK 4.6 4.3 BLK 19 26

 

Last Time They Met: Raptors 109, Mavericks 108 (OT) – Dec. 20, 2013

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