Sacramento at Dallas

Mavericks 124, Kings 109 wire reports

DALLAS -- Gerald Green scored 29 points and Josh Howard had 25 to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-109 preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.

Dirk Nowitzki added 21 points and Brandon Bass had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks (4-2).

Green went 10-for-12 from the field, 4-for-5 from 3-point range, in only 20 minutes.

Kevin Martin led the Kings (1-5) with 26 points.

Dallas was in front by as many as 12 early in the third quarter, but Sacramento used a 17-7 run to pull within 76-74 on Beno Udrih's three-point play.

The Mavericks built their lead back to 92-86 heading into the final quarter on Howard's buzzer-beating layup.

Green connected on a pair of 3-pointers in the first 2½ minutes of the final quarter and Dallas went on to lead by as many as 26.

Green's 16 first-half points, including a spectacular double-clutch dunk in the second quarter, helped Dallas to a 63-54 halftime advantage. Martin had 20 first-half points on 8-for-14 shooting.

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