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Dallas’ Salah Mejri with the crushing rejection of Will Barton (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets v Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 12: Danilo Gallinari #8 of the Denver Nuggets is guarded by Salah Mejri #50 of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on December 12, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Denver’s Will Barton thought he had a lane to the rim — he pushed the ball up, and the Dallas defense was not set. The seas parted.

Then Dallas’ Salah Mejri closed it up and sent Barton’s shot flying with a powerful rejection.

This was Dallas’ night, they got 25 from Wesley Matthews, and 18 from Harrison Barnes on 11 shots, and the Mavs picked up the 112-92 win at home.