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Dirk Nowitzki scores 24 as Mavericks beat Grizzlies 111-99

  • Memphis Grizzlies' Ed Davis (32) and Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter (25) compete for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game as Gal Mekel, left rear, of Israel and Kosta Koufos (41) watch, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)The Associated Press

  • Dallas Mavericks point guard Jose Calderon, of Spain, celebrates after scoring a three-point basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)The Associated Press

  • Memphis Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph, right, works against Dallas Mavericks' Samuel Dalembert (1) of Haiti and Monta Ellis, rear, for a shot opportunity in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)The Associated Press

Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks' balanced offense in a 111-99 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.

Shawn Marion had a double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds for Dallas, while Monta Ellis had 18 points. Jose Calderon broke out of a shooting slump with 15 points, Samuel Dalembert didn't miss a shot in scoring 14 and Vince Carter added 11 in a reserve role.

Zach Randolph had 21 points and 14 rebounds for Memphis.

Calderon had made just 1 of 15 shots from the field in the first two games. Last season's NBA leader in 3-point percentage had been 1 for 8 from beyond the arc before going 3 for 7 on Saturday.

Dallas missed its first seven shots before Nowitzki banked in a 3-pointer 2:20 into the game. The Mavericks went on a 13-0 run over 2 ½ minutes to take a 16-6 lead they never lost.