San Antonio 93, Dallas 71

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, January 5, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #61 Courtney Kirkland, # J.T. Orr, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas 17 12 13 29 71
San Antonio 31 24 11 27 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 3-5 3-2 0-3 L1
San Antonio 5-2 5-0 0-2 W2

Recap


Richard Jefferson scored 16 points and got the San Antonio Spurs off to a quick start in thumping the visiting Dallas Mavericks 93-71 on Thursday at the AT&T Center.

San Antonio (5-2) won its fifth straight home game and fourth in a row versus the Mavericks (3-5), who fell to 3-8 in their last 11 meetings with the Spurs.

Jefferson knocked down three of the Spurs’ 16 3-pointers and Gary Neal, starting in place of the injured Manu Ginobili, scored all his 12 points from outside by going 4 for 7 from 3-point range.

The Spurs exploded out of the gate, opening the game with a 19-4 run. San Antonio took a 55-29 lead into the half, hitting 11 for 18 from beyond the arc in the first two quarters while Dallas went 0 for 11 from 3-point range at the break. The Spurs led by as many as 28 points.

The Mavericks scored less than 30 points in a half for the first time since scoring 29 points against Philadelphia on Feb. 11, 2008.

Dallas, playing its sixth game in eight nights, shot just 35 percent from the field, 1 for 19 from the 3-point arc and committed 15 turnovers.

Jason Terry led the way with 12 points for the Mavs. Dirk Nowitzki shot just 3 for 11 from the floor and finished with only six points.

Reserve Matt Bonner led San Antonio with 17 points off the bench, including five 3-pointers. Tony Parker scored 11 points and Tim Duncan added 10 points and five rebounds.

Dallas point guard Jason Kidd left the game early in the first quarter with a lower back injury and did not return.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   San Antonio
Jason Terry 12 Scoring Matt Bonner 17
Jason Kidd 3 Assists Tony Parker 8
Ian Mahinmi 9 Rebounds Richard Jefferson 7
Ian Mahinmi 3 Free Throws Made Richard Jefferson 3
Jason Terry 2 Steals DeJuan Blair 2
Rodrique Beaubois 3 Blocks Danny Green 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Dallas 71 35.1 1-19 16-21 11 52 8 5 15
San Antonio 93 39.5 16-33 9-16 22 42 1 9 9

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Denver. The Spurs have a W/L % of .600 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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