NBA: Dallas 119, Sacramento 96

Dec. 10, 2012 at 11:28 PM

DALLAS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo scored 19 points and Chris Kaman added 18 Monday, boosting the Dallas Mavericks to their 17th straight home win over Sacramento, 119-96.

Darren Collison (15 points), Dahntay Jones, Derek Fisher and Jae Crowder (11 each) all reached double figures as Dallas logged its third consecutive win overall.

The Mavs grabbed control of the game when they scored eight of the last nine points of the first quarter to grab a 36-29 lead, then followed by netting the first 12 points of the next frame.

DeMarcus Cousins and Francisco Garcia each fired in 25 points for the Kings, who last won in Dallas on Feb. 27, 2003.

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