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New Mavericks Barnes, Bogut take on former team in Warriors

Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes, left, gets his first look at his old team Wednesday at Golden State. Barnes was averaging 20.8 points per game entering Tuesday’s late game at the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes, left, gets his first look at his old team Wednesday at Golden State. Barnes was averaging 20.8 points per game entering Tuesday’s late game at the Los Angeles Lakers. AP

Mavericks at Warriors

9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif.

TV: FSSW

Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM, 1270 AM (Spanish)

Records: Mavericks 1-5; Warriors 5-2

About the Mavericks: Dallas plays the second leg of a back-to-back after Tuesday’s late game at the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mavericks have 14 back-to-backs this season. ... Power forward Dirk Nowitzki (sore right Achilles) and point guard Deron Williams (strained left calf) are not on this two-game West Coast road trip. ... Small forward Harrison Barnes and center Andrew Bogut will play their first game against the team they each played for over the past four seasons and won a title with in 2015. ... Entering Tuesday, Barnes was averaging career highs in points (20.8) and rebounds (6.5), and Bogut has career highs in defensive rebounds (9.4) and total rebounds (11.4). ... The Mavericks return home after this game but won’t play again until Monday when they face the Knicks in New York.

About the Warriors: Stephen Curry had his NBA-record streak of making at least one 3-pointer in a game snapped at 157 games when he missed all 10 of his attempts during a loss Friday to the Los Angeles Lakers. Curry more than made up for that when he made an NBA record 13 3-pointers on 17 attempts in Monday’s 116-106 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. ... Kevin Durant has scored 20 or more points in 71 consecutive games, which ties Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the fifth longest streak in NBA history. ... Durant (28.9 points per game, 7.3 rebounds per game), Curry (26.4 points, 5.9 assists per game) and Klay Thompson (15 points) lead the Warriors, who average a league-high 112.9 points.

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