The San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks in a close one, 112-106. San Antonio (43-16) is now on a three-game winning streak.
Tony Parker scored 22 points on 10-15 shooting, in an efficient offensive performance. Other key performers for San Antonio were Tim Duncan with 17 points and 9 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard with 16 points and 7 rebounds, and Manu Ginobili with 15 points and 7 assists. On 9-17 shooting from the field and 4-5 from the free throw line, Dirk Nowitzki put up 22 points for Dallas in the loss. He also registered 7 rebounds. Monta Ellis contributed 17 points and 8 assists.
Dallas (36-25) has now dropped three straight games to San Antonio.
Coming up next, the Spurs take on the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are 24-37 on the year. The Mavericks match up with the Denver Nuggets, currently 25-33 this season. The Spurs are 1-0 versus Cleveland this season. The Mavericks have lost to Denver the last two times they have played.