Both teams were extremely short-handed with the coaches deciding to sit several stars. Gordon Hayward (Achilles tendon), Trey Burke (back) and Derrick Favors (coach's decision) did not play for the Jazz. Dirk Nowitzki, Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis were all rested for the Mavs.Gobert dominated the paint and had his 25th double-double of the season. Bryce Cotton scored a career-high 21 off the bench.
J.J. Barea led the Mavs with 18 off the bench while Charlie Villanueva finished with 15 points and Amar'e Stoudemire chipped in 15.