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O.J. Mayo scored 40 points, including 10 in the last three minutes, to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 116-109 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night in coach Kevin McHale's return to the Houston bench.
Wade, LeBron help Heat wrap up 2-game skidUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetDwyane Wade scored 26 points, LeBron James finished with 24 points and seven assists, and the Miami Heat snapped a two-game slide by topping the New Orleans Hornets 106-90 on Saturday night.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetJosh Smith had 24 points, Lou Williams scored 18 of his 21 in the second half, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-83 on Saturday night.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetDanny Green scored 23 points and the San Antonio Spurs set a franchise record with 19 3-pointers to hand the Charlotte Bobcats their seventh straight defeat, 132-102 on Saturday night.
30 Seconds With Kenny SmithUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetKenny Smith, a Queens native, was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 1987 with the sixth pick over all. During a 10-year N.B.A. career, Smith, a point guard, also played with Atlanta, Detroit, Orlando and Denver, and he was with Houston when the Rockets…Source: nytimes.com
Heat Bounce Back BigDec 8Miami snaps a two-game slide behind a combined 50 points from Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.
Hawks Fly By GrizzliesDec 8Hawks hand the Grizzlies just their second-home loss of the season, 93-83.
Kevin McHale Returns To Rockets' LossDec 8After missing a month of action due to the loss of his daughter, Kevin McHale returns to the bench and the Rockets fall 116-109 to the Mavericks.