Dwight Powell, JJ Barea show way as Mavericks defeat Thunder
Dwight Powell tries to force his way to the basket against Ersan Ilyasova. AP

DWIGHT Powell and JJ Barea led the way as the Mavericks beat the OKC Thunder, 114-109, on Tuesday in Dallas (Wednesday, Manila time).

Powell had 16 points to lead five Mavericks in double-digit scores as Dallas evened its preseason rrcord, 2-2.

Barea added 15 points, Keith Hornsby scored 12, while Nicolas Brussino and Deron Williams had 11 apiece.

Ersan Iyasova had 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Enes Kanter had 11 and 13 for Oklahoma City.

The Thunder are 0-1 after splitting its tuneup matches in Spain.

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