Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/16/14
PHOENIX -- It was "Guaranteed Fun Night" night at US Airways Center, and the Phoenix Suns succeeded in making things exciting down to the final seconds Thursday. Lately, though, the only guarantee is a Suns loss. The Dallas Mavericks blew a 15-point, third-quarter lead but held on to hand the Suns their fifth straight defeat, 97-94. Dallas guard O.J. Mayo, who was courted by Phoenix as a free agent this summer but wasn't guaranteed a starting position, burned the Suns for 23 points. He gave the Mavericks the lead for good on a 17-foot jumper over Phoenix's Sebastian Telfair with 34.6 seconds left. "I wanted to get into an open area around the foul line where I could elevate over 'Bassie,' who is good with his hands and feet, and it went down," Mayo said. "We had a tough game last night (a 112-90 loss to the Clippers in Los Angeles) and we didn't play well, but we flushed that and came with a lot of energy." Markeiff Morris ...
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