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Bench helps Mavs beat Cavs 96-86

Friday - 3/15/2013, 11:15pm  ET

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Luke Walton (4) looks to shot against Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 15, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

DALLAS (AP) -- Rodrigue Beaubois scored 18 points off the bench and keyed a fourth-quarter run to lead the Dallas Mavericks past the Cleveland Cavaliers, 96-86 on Friday night.

Beaubois had seven points and two assists in a 17-4 run that gave Dallas the lead for good to start the fourth.

Reserves Darren Collison and Brandan Wright each scored 13 to pace a Mavericks bench that outscored the Cavaliers' 60-19.

Cleveland's Dion Waiters had 21 points and Shaun Livingston chipped with 13. The Cavaliers, who were playing their second game without All-Star Kyrie Irving, shot 37 percent and turned the ball over six times in the fourth quarter.


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