Checking their numbers game
The stars came out to play one last time Thursday before it's time to shine at All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas. Dirk Nowitzki and Tracy McGrady both took over in the fourth quarter, but the Mavs' superior supporting cast (hello, Jason Terry) helped deliver a 80-77 win in Houston.
Then Kobe Bryant and LeBron James faced off, with the King's 38 points helping his team to a 114-108 win over Kobe (34 points). It was the Lakers' fifth straight loss.
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