The Dallas Mavericks return home for Game 3 tied with the San Antonio Spurs at 1-1 in the opening-round series. The Mavericks got the much-needed win in Game 2 and avoided giving away both road games.
Game 2 was a blowout, with the Mavericks winning 113-92 over the Spurs. Shawn Marion played a great game during the win, recording 20 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Mavericks. Monta Ellis was also a top performer for the Mavericks recording a team-high 21 points. Tim Duncan was the top performer for the Spurs in the loss. He had 11 points, seven rebounds and two blocks.