Dallas • Another comeback comes up short.
The Utah Jazz, behind the play of Diante Garrett, Jeremy Evans and Marvin Williams, slashed a 28-point Mavericks lead down to just five in the fourth quarter Friday night at American Airlines Center.
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But Utah never got any closer as Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks handed the Jazz their 13th loss of the season.
The final score: 103-93.
Marvin Williams, playing a day after having surgery on his broken nose, scored 19 points off the bench for Utah.
Nowitzki had 18 points and 7 rebounds in the win. Dallas guard Monta Ellis led all scorers with 26 points.
The Jazz next play Sunday in Oklahoma City.
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