San Antonio 104, Dallas 87

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 23, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #7 Kevin Fehr, #14 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas 21 24 18 24 87
San Antonio 24 28 18 34 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 27-22 18-8 9-14 L2
San Antonio 31-14 19-4 12-10 W2

Recap


SPURS 104, MAVERICKS 87: Danny Green scored 18 points and Tim Duncan had 15 points and 12 rebounds as host San Antonio won for the fifth time in six games.

Matt Bonner scored 14 points, and the Spurs had a 54-34 rebounding edge and prevailed despite star point guard Tony Parker being sidelined with a hamstring injury.

Jason Terry scored 18 points, Dirk Nowitzki had 16 and Jason Kidd 14 for the Mavericks, who lost their second straight.

Dallas made 11 3-point baskets and led 63-58 after Kidd’s 3-pointer with 4:16 left in the third quarter, but didn’t score again until the fourth quarter.

San Antonio rolled off 14 straight points to take a nine-point advantage on Stephen Jackson’s basket 15 seconds into the final quarter. Jackson added a 3-pointer to give the Spurs an 80-65 lead with 10 minutes to play.

Dallas pulled within 89-79 on two free throws by Shawn Marion with 4:11 to play, but Kawhi Leonard scored back-to-back baskets to put the Spurs ahead by 14 with 3 1/2 minutes left.

Leonard had 12 points and eight rebounds, Manu Ginobili had 11 points and seven assists and Jackson had 10 points and eight rebounds for San Antonio.

Marion added 13 points for the Mavericks.

San Antonio led most of the first half and had a 52-45 lead at intermission.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Forward Boris Diaw was signed by the Spurs and had two points in 16 minutes one day after being released by Charlotte … Nowitzki had just two rebounds … San Antonio backup center Tiago Splitter sat out with a back injury … Mavericks forward Lamar Odom was never inserted into the contest after playing 24 ineffective minutes against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   San Antonio
Jason Terry 18 Scoring Danny Green 18
Rodrigue Beaubois 5 Assists Manu Ginobili 7
Ian Mahinmi 9 Rebounds Tim Duncan 12
Dirk Nowitzki 6 Free Throws Made Danny Green 4
Ian Mahinmi 2 Steals Manu Ginobili 2
Brandan Wright 3 Blocks Matt Bonner 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Dallas 87 38.3 11-26 14-17 13 34 7 7 11
San Antonio 104 48.9 9-25 9-11 28 54 7 6 13

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against New Orleans. The Spurs have a W/L % of .645 after a win and .786 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Houston . The Mavericks have a W/L % of .630 after a win and .455 after a loss.
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