Najera has big night for Mavs

Wednesday, October 11th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Dallas-AP) -- Former Oklahoma star Eduardo Najera is making his presence felt with the Dallas Mavericks.

Najera had 23 points and nine rebounds last night in the Mavs' exhibition opener against the Houston Rockets.

He scored three straight baskets in the fourth quarter to help give the Mavs the lead.

Najera wound up making nine of ten shots from the floor.

He received a standing ovation from the Dallas fans after fouling out late in the game.