San Antonio 119, Dallas 96
Date - Sunday, May 4, 2014 3:30 PM
AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
#15 Bennett Salvatore, #13 Monty McCutchen, #8 Marc Davis
Final Scoring Summary
Spurs 119, Mavericks 96: Tony Parker scored 24 of his 32 points in a dominant first half to lead San Antonio to a Game 7 rout of visiting Dallas, advancing the Spurs to the second round of the NBA playoffs against Portland.
Manu Ginobili collected 20 points and six steals for San Antonio, which hosts Game 1 against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday. Danny Green contributed 16 points and Tim Duncan tallied 15 points and a team-high eight rebounds as the Spurs advanced to the second round for the 12th time in 14 years.
Dirk Nowitzki paced Dallas with 22 points and nine rebounds while Devin Harris had 17 points off the bench. Monta Ellis, the leading scorer in the series entering the game, finished with 12 points on 3-of-11 shooting.
Parker set the tone with 14 first-quarter points and Ginobili had five points and two assists in a 16-2 burst that broke it open in the second. Parker completed his big first half with a basket in the final minute to make it 68-41 before the Spurs settled for a 22-point lead at the break.
Dallas tried to make it interesting after the break, pulling to within 77-63 on a Harris layup midway through the third, but Kawhi Leonard - who also had 15 points - buried a 3-pointer and Parker scored consecutive baskets to push the lead back over 20. The advantage ballooned to 30 for the first time on Parker's free throw with 8:04 remaining in the game and the benches were emptied soon thereafter as San Antonio improved to 4-2 all-time in playoff series versus the Marvericks.
GAME NOTEBOOK: San Antonio shot 68.4 percent in the first half and had 30 points in the paint on 15-of-20 shooting. ... The Spurs split four meetings with Portland this season. ... Parker was given a technical foul after jawing with Mavericks F DeJuan Blair - a former teammate - in the first quarter.
Top Game Performances
Dirk Nowitzki 22
Tony Parker 32
Jose Calderon 4
Boris Diaw 5
Dirk Nowitzki 9
Tim Duncan 8
Dirk Nowitzki 6
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Tony Parker 10
DeJuan Blair 2
Manu Ginobili 6
Monta Ellis 1
Tim Duncan 2
Team Stats Summary
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