JaMychal Green

Grizzlies drop 17th straight as Mavericks roll to 114-80 win

If the Dallas Mavericks are tanking for a high draft pick, as owner Mark Cuban suggested in an interview that cost him $600,000, they've got some work to do to catch the Memphis Grizzlies.

And they lost more ground Saturday night.

Harrison Barnes scored 25 points and the Mavericks beat Memphis 114-80, extending the Grizzlies' losing streak to 17 games.

The Grizzlies (18-48), who have the longest losing streak in the NBA this season and the league's worst record, sat center Marc Gasol for rest, trailed by 26 points after shooting 26 percent in the first half and didn't lead after the 9:20 mark of the first quarter.

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