Originally written January 01, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
WASHINGTON --Vince Carter scored 23 points and Shawn Marion keyed a 22-6 third quarter run as the Dallas Mavericks snapped a six-game losing streak with a 103-94 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. Marion had 11 points and 14 rebounds while O.J. Mayo and Darren Collison each scored 15 for the Mavericks (13-19), who made 10 of 22 3-point attempts and had their entire starting lineup score in double figures. Dallas swept the season series has won six straight over Washington. In his fifth game since returning from arthroscopic knee surgery, Dirk Nowitzki scored 11 points in 17 minutes off the bench. It was the first time the perennial All-Star had scored in double figures this season. Bradley Beal matched his career-high with 22 points and Emeka Okafor had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Wizards (4-25), owners of the NBA's worst record. Washington has lost two consecutive games and 10 of 11. Making his second start of the season, Carte...
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