A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:
• The Suns hosted the Mavericks Thursday night in a rematch of the 2006 Western Conference finals. It was the first time in a quarter-century that opposing NBA conference finalists from the previous season met with both teams carrying a losing record. The last such game was between the Rockets (17-21) and the Kansas City Kings (14-24) on Jan. 19, 1982.
• The Mavs recorded their first win of the season ...