Saturday, April 24, 2010

Spurs Hold Off the Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs, behind the 25 point performance by Tim Duncan,won over the Dirk Nowitzki-led Dallas Mavericks, 94-90. It was a good start for the Spurs as they lead mostly in the first half and had even lead 39-30. But the Mavs started to pull up their strings. Entered JJ Barea, Dallas made their stride in the 3rd quarter and even lead 70-59 on a basket by Barea. But the Spurs keep fighting back behind Manu Ginobili, suffering from a broken nose after he was hit by the elbow of Dirk Nowitzki. Dallas still managed to grab the lead 81-80 on a jumper by Nowitzki. But Tony Parker made successive jumpers down the stretch capped with a lay-up on a feed by Ginobili. The Spurs will try to lead the series 3-1 withe a victory over the Mavs in Game 4.


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