Game 7 - Mavericks vs. Spurs

In an overpowering display, the Spurs handled the No. 8-seed Mavericks 119-96 to close out their otherwise very competitive first-round series. - Eric Freeman

San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) chases a loose ball during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) chases a loose ball during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Nowitzki will return, other vets in limbo for Mavs

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, left, of Germany, and Dallas Mavericks' DeJuan Blair, right, wait to enter the game after a time out during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Spurs dispatch Mavs, look ahead to Blazers

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, drive around Dallas Mavericks' Monta Ellis (11) during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, right, with Kawhi Leonard, left, signals to his players during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, right, with Kawhi Leonard, left, signals to his players during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (2) is pressured by Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (2) is pressured by Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, reacts after he scored against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, reacts after he scored against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, is fouled by Dallas Mavericks' Jose Calderon (8), of Spain, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, is fouled by Dallas Mavericks' Jose Calderon (8), of Spain, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina is fouled by Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter (25) as he tries to score during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina is fouled by Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter (25) as he tries to score during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, falls to the floor after he was fouled during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, falls to the floor after he was fouled during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, is fouled hard by Dallas Mavericks' DeJuan Blair (45) during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. Blair was awarded a flagrant foul on the play

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, is fouled hard by Dallas Mavericks' DeJuan Blair (45) during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. Blair was awarded a flagrant foul on the play.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)