No. 1 San Antonio Spurs (62-20)
No. 8 Dallas Mavericks (49-33) Mavericks-Spurs Game 3 Playoff Preview
After splitting the first two games, the Dallas Mavericks and the San Antonio Spurs travel to American Airlines Center for Game 3 of the opening-round series. The Mavericks will look to win their second consecutive game of the series after taking Game 2.
It was a completely one-sided game for the Mavericks, who defeated the Spurs 113-92 in Game 2. Shawn Marion played a great game in the win, registering 20 points, five rebounds and three steals. The Mavericks also got a big game from from Monta Ellis who recorded a team-high 21 points. Tim Duncan was the best player for the Spurs in the loss. He had 11 points, seven rebounds and two blocks.