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Kaman 23 Points As Mavs Beat Wizards

DALLAS (AP) Chris Kaman scored 23 points and had eight rebounds in only his second start for the Dallas Mavericks, who held on for a 107-101 victory over the winless Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

O.J. Mayo had 25 points as the Mavericks snapped a three-game losing streak since Kaman's only other start.

Washington (0-7) had trailed by as many as 22 points before a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter. Cartier Martin capped that spurt with consecutive 3-pointers, swishing the second from the wing right in front of the Mavs bench and coach Rick Carlisle to get within 88-85. Kaman had a short hook on the Mavs next possession.

Martin made another 3 in the closing seconds, but Kaman had another strong inside move and made the free throw.

Source: Associated Press


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