DALLAS (AP) -- Rookie Maurice Ager scored 16 points, including
four free throws in the final 55 seconds, to help the Dallas
Mavericks rally for a 93-90 exhibition victory over the Washington
Wizards on Saturday night.
Dallas, which trailed by 13 in the fourth quarter, ended the
game with a 17-1 run, capped by Ager's two free throws with 33
seconds remaining for the final margin.
Ager, Dallas' first-round pick from Michigan State, also made
two free throws with 55 seconds left to put the Mavericks ahead for
good at 91-90.
Dallas' Ndudi Ebi blocked a layup attempt by Washington's Caron
Butler with 21 seconds to play to preserve the Mavericks'
Josh Howard scored 15 points and Dirk Nowitzki had 12 points and
eight rebounds for the Mavericks (2-4). Dallas shot 38 percent from