NBASports Friday, March 15th, 2013
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Final San Antonio 92 Dallas 91
Final Portland 105 New York 90
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Tim Duncan had 28 points and 19 rebounds and the San Antonio
Spurs escaped with a 92-91 victory over Dallas on Thursday night, sweeping their
season series with the Mavericks for the first time in 15 years.
Gary Neal added 16 points and Kawhi Leonard had 12 for San Antonio, which has
the Western Conference’s top record at 50-16.
Dirk Nowitzki had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Dallas, which had a four-game
winning streak snapped.
San Antonio last swept Dallas during the regular season in 1998, Duncan’s
The Mavericks pulled within 92-91 on a 7-0 run capped by Nowitzki’s fall-away
jumper with 28.2 seconds left. After Manu Ginobili missed a jumper, Carter
missed a long, fall-away 3 at the buzzer that would have won the game.
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