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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs players are exiting the arena. The meeting lasted approximately 35 minutes.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Harrison Barnes on Mavs' blowout loss to Kings: "It was disservice to us as teammates, it was a disservice to the coaching staff who put in work and it was a disservice to the fans that came here tonight."

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Kings defeat Mavs by 31 points (0:57)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The media was ushered out of the Mavs' locker room much earlier than usual as the players and coaching staff gathered for a meeting.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The transcript from Rick Carlisle's press conference following the Kings' rout of the Mavs:

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle's postgame press conference consisted of a 32-second statement. His conclusion: "Shot making comes and goes, but the competitive spirit's got to be there. So we're going to be better."

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Kings 120, Mavs 89 (final). Losing by 31 at home to a lottery team is a new low for the Mavs, whose 4-17 record is the NBA's worst.

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Mavericks force turnover, Anderson destroys basket (0:31)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle questioned Mavs' effort after Monday's loss to Hornets. Imagine what he's thinking down 21 to Kings entering the fourth.

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Barnes throws the deep ball to Gay for the slam (0:28)
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Prescott, Elliott set for rematch against Giants (0:42)
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Cotto agrees to Feb. 25 bout vs. Kirkland in Texas

Miguel Cotto will end a 15-month layoff by taking on James Kirkland in a junior middleweight fight on Feb. 25 at the Cowboys' new training facility in Frisco, Texas, his promoter told ESPN.