Mavs extend win streak to 12


DALLAS – Devin Harris scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, pushing the Dallas Mavericks to a 100-91 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night to extend the NBA’s longest winning streak to 12 games.

It is the second 12-game winning streak this season for the Mavericks (26-7), who have the NBA’s best record.

The first dozen victories in a row came after the defending Western Conference champions started the season 0-4 for the first time in team history.

Pistons 92, Hornets 68

OKLAHOMA CITY – Richard Hamilton scored 27 points and the Detroit Pistons hardly missed Chauncey Billups, rolling to a 92-68 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night.