HARRISON Barnes scored 17 points, rookie Dennis Smith Jr. added 14 and the Dallas Mavericks cruised to its second victory in two preseason games with a 118-71 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).
Robin Lopez and Paul Zipser each had 12 for the Bulls.
BULLS: Chicago may have run out of gas playing for the second straight night. After a 26-point first quarter, the Bulls limped to the final buzzer with quarters of 17, 17 and 11 points. ... Kris Dunn was 1 for 9 from the field and the Bulls were outscored by 21 points in his 21 minutes.
MAVERICKS: Dallas made 18 3-pointers. ... Dirk Nowitzki had eight points and nine rebounds from the starting center spot.
UP NEXT: Chicago (1-1) hosts Milwaukee on Friday. Dallas (2-0) hosts Orlando on Monday.