That also brings in Isaiah Canaan to play the point. He's matched up on Jameer Nelson so that works with Harden on Parsons, Ariza on Ellis.
Jameer Nelson, who left the court earlier, is walking back out.
Mavs and Rockets tied at 29 after 1 on TXA21. Jameer Nelson leads the Mavs with 8
Jameer Nelson limping after drive as Dallas gets a time out. Looks OK. Barea his backup.
End half: Mavs 68, Lakers 59. Dirk: 19 points 6-8 FG. Jameer Nelson: 10 points, 4-6 FG, 4 assists. Brandan Wright: 10 points, 4-4 FG.
Jeremy Lin getting basically anything he wants against Jameer Nelson.
Bad news? Wall just got beat to the hoop by 45 year old Jameer Nelson. Good news? He hustled back down and got 2 FTs for Temple
Monta Ellis scored 13 in the first half. Tyson Chandler & Chandler Parsons each had 12. Jameer Nelson 9P/6A, Dirk w/ 7 is 4 away from 27,000
Jameer Nelson just had by far his best half as a Maverick -- 9 points, 3-4 FG, 6 assists, +17.
End 1Q: Mavs 32, Hornets 24. Chandler Parsons and Monta Ellis has 9 points apiece. 6 points, 5 assists for Jameer Nelson.
Jameer Nelson is going to play the second half with a blindfold.
Mavs guard Jameer Nelson said "almost every team" contacted him this summer, but he wanted to go somewhere and win.
Jameer Nelson says he tweaked his hamstring, but he doesn't expect to miss any time.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban said Jameer Nelson will get treatment on right hamstring tomorrow. Optimistic he won't miss any time.
Jameer Nelson grabbed his right hamstring as he headed to the locker room with athletic trainer Casey Smith.
"To me with him it’s all going in the right direction. I think he understands what we want from him.'' -- Rick Carlisle on Jameer Nelson
I truly believe Elfrid Payton is already (currently) a better PG than Jameer Nelson. And I was a big Jameer fan.
Jameer Nelson gets Dallas on the board with a three
Rick Carlisle the other day: "Hey, don’t be a hater on my starting point guard." Jameer Nelson tonight: 6 points, 2-9 FG, 1 assist
Aldridge has been on Parsons, Batum on Jameer Nelson, Richard Jefferson on Aldridge but in the end, Blazers lead 81-68 after three quarters
Rough night for Jameer Nelson: 6 points, 2-7 FG, 2 assists, 5 turnovers.
Quiet as kept, Jameer Nelson was a monster pick up for the Mavs. Such a calming influence
Mavs starters vs Pelicans: PG Jameer Nelson, SG, Monta Ellis, SF Chandler Parsons, PF Dirk Nowitzki, C Tyson Chandler
Anyone else wanna throw Tyson Chandler a lob? Jameer Nelson and Chandler Parsons already fed the big fella in the first few minutes.