Kevin Martin scored 21 points, Francisco Garcia had seven during a key fourth-quarter stretch, and the Sacramento Kings ended their five-game losing streak with a 102-95 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.
Beno Udrih had 16 points, five rebounds and six assists for
Sacramento, which hadn't won since beating the Los Angeles Clippers
92-90 on Dec. 30. John Salmons and Brad Miller added 13 points
apiece for the Kings in only their second win in the last 10 games
against the Mavericks.
Jason Terry scored a season-high 33 points for Dallas, including
15 in the third quarter. Dirk Nowitzki added 15 points and eight
rebounds for the Mavericks, who were coming off their most lopsided
defeat of the season, a 128-100 loss to Phoenix on Friday.