Kevin Durant scored 30 points for Oklahoma City, his 26th straight game of 25 or more, the longest such streak since Michael Jordan did so in 40 straight games during the 1986-87 season.
The Mavericks became only the third Western Conference team to win this season in Oklahoma City, joining Portland and the Clippers. The loss dropped Oklahoma City two games behind San Antonio in the race for the top spot in the West.
Oklahoma City played without three usual starters — the injured Kendrick Perkins and Thabo Sefolosha and All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook, who was given a game off to rest his surgically repaired knee.
at Miami 113, Houston 104: Ray Allen scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and moved into 21st place on the NBA's scoring list, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each scored 24 and the Heat won for the second time in seven games. Allen has 24,370 career points, two more than Allen Iverson.
Phoenix 121, at Toronto 113: Markieff Morris had 16 points and 14 rebounds and Gerald Green scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter for the Suns.
at Minnesota 104, Sacramento 102: Kevin Love had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for the Timberwolves.