Shawn Marion scored 22 points and DeShawn Stevenson added 21, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 104-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
The Mavericks, playing without starting forwards Dirk Nowitzki
and Caron Butler, used a balanced attack to break a three-game
losing streak. Jason Terry scored 18 points, Tyson Chandler added
14 points and 14 rebounds, and Jason Kidd had 10 points and eight
The Cavaliers have lost seven straight and 17 of 18. Point guard
Mo Williams returned after missing two games because of a strained
hip. Cleveland played without two starters, center Anderson Varejao
(broken cheekbone) and guard Daniel Gibson (bruised thigh).
Antawn Jamison led Cleveland with a season-high 35 points, and
Ramon Sessions added 19.