Mavs snap 4-game skid, beat Kings 117-112 in OT

Mavs snap 4-game skid, beat Kings 117-112 in OT
January 11, 2013, 1:18 am
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SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 10: Vince Carter #25 of the Dallas Mavericks takes the ball to the basket against the Sacramento Kings on January 10, 2013 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) O.J. Mayo had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Vince Carter scored 23 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks rallied from 17 points down to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-112 in overtime Thursday night.

Shawn Marion added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Mavericks snap a four-game losing streak. Dallas, which had lost 10 of 11, finished its short road trip 1-2.

With the franchise's possible sale and relocation to Seattle on the minds of Kings fans, DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and nine rebounds before getting ejected in overtime for elbowing Carter in the face. Tyreke Evans scored 20 points and Isaiah Thomas had 18 points for the Kings, who lost their third straight game.