Barrett shines as Knicks halt streaking Mavs

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RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks tries to get past Reggie Bullock of the Dallas Mavericks at Madison Square Garden on January 12, 2022 in New York City.  (Getty Images via AFP)

LOS ANGELES – Knicks forward RJ Barrett starred again on Wednesday, scoring 32 points to lead New York to a 108-85 victory over Dallas that halted the Mavericks’ six-game NBA winning streak.

The 21-year-old Barrett posted his second straight 30-point game, after scoring 31 in a rout of San Antonio on Monday.

Mitchell Robinson added a season-high 19 — including three dunks in a third-quarter dominated by the Knicks.

All five Knicks starters scored in double figures.

That included Julius Randle, who chipped in 17 points, pulled down 12 rebounds and handed out eight assists in a performance that will likely go some way to easing his recent strained relations with New York fans he had chastised for…

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