DALLAS (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 28 points, Vince Carter hit a critical jumper in the final minute and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-99 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Carlisle's 500th career victory.
Mayo had 20 in the first half and was mostly quiet before getting two important baskets with Portland trying to rally late in the fourth quarter.
Carter put Dallas ahead 99-94 with a jumper just inside the 3-point line with the shot clock winding down.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and 10 rebounds a week after he beat the Mavericks at the buzzer in Portland.
The Blazers, who had just 38 points in the second half, fell to 1-1 on a six-game road trip.
With Aldridge watching in the fourth quarter, the Mavericks went on a 10-2 run for a 93-86 lead and scored again to go up nine before Aldridge helped Portland get close.
Aldridge had a pair of baskets, and Damian Lillard hit two free throws to pull Portland with 97-94. Wesley Matthews had a chance to tie ...