The Golden State Warriors arrived at the American Airlines Center with a drastically depleted frontcourt.
Mavericks guard Devin Harris exited Tuesday night's loss in the second quarter due to a sore right Achilles tendon.
Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki will miss his second consecutive game due to a strained right adductor Friday night against the Phoenix Suns.
Veteran power forward Troy Murphy signed a deal with the Dallas Mavericks Friday, while Eddy Curry was waived.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle didn't play injured Erick Dampier vs. Golden State.
The Mavs' tendency to lose focus cost them their streak against the Warriors.