Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Jason Kidd's triple-double fueled a furious Maverick comeback in the second half to force overtime, as Dallas downed Atlanta, 111-103, at Philips Arena for a season-high sixth straight win.
Kidd recorded 19 points, 17 assists and 16 rebounds to help the visitors overcome a 15-point deficit and hand the Hawks only their seventh loss at home all season.
Dirk Nowitzki poured in a game-best 37 points on 15-of-26 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds. His five points led the Mavs in overtime, while Kidd hoisted three of his four three-pointers in the final minutes of regulation to force extra time.
Joe Johnson totaled 27 points and 10 assists for Atlanta, which fell to 22-7 at home and saw a two-game win streak broken. Josh Smith had 18 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists in a losing cause, while Jamal Crawford also scored 18.