NBA: Bones Hyland’s career night helps Nuggets edge Mavericks

 Bones Hyland #3 of the Denver Nuggets reacts after the Nuggets made a basket against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center on October 21, 2022 in San Francisco, California.

FILE–Bones Hyland #3 of the Denver Nuggets. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP 

Bones Hyland scored a career-high 29 points, Michael Porter Jr. had 14, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and the visiting Denver Nuggets beat the Mavericks 98-97 on Sunday night to split a pair of games in Dallas.

Bruce Brown scored 12 points and DeAndre Jordan had 17 rebounds for the short-handed Nuggets.

Denver was without Nikola Jokic and Aaron Gordon for the third straight game, and Jamal Murray has missed the last two. Jokic and Murray are in health and safety protocols and Gordon is out with a non-COVID illness.

Josh Green scored 23 points, Luka Doncic had 22 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, Davis Bertans added 15 points and Spencer Dinwiddie and Dwight Powell finished with 11 points apiece for the Mavericks.

The Nuggets, routed 127-99 by Dallas on Friday night, came out…

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