Dallas and Oklahoma City are tied at halftime as the Mavericks try to avoid being swept by the Thunder.
Oklahoma City led most of the first half and was up by as many as seven points, but the Mavericks, led by Dirk Nowitzki, were able to come back and tie the game 47-47 at halftime.
Nowitzki leads all scorers at the half with 13 points. He is also the high assist man in the game with four. Ian Mahinmi has been big off the bench for the Mavericks, scoring seven points in just four minutes.
James Harden came off the bench to lead Oklahoma City with 12 points. Kevin Durant is also in double figures for the Thunder with 10. The Thunder played much of the first half without starting center Kendrick Perkins, who left the game in the first quarter with a right hip strain.
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