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SAN ANTONIO 4 - DALLAS 1
Western Conference, Best-of-Seven Semifinal Series
Game 1:
Spurs 94, Mavericks 78 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 2:
Spurs 100, Mavericks 86 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 3:
Spurs 104, Mavericks 90 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 4:
Mavericks 112, Spurs 108 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 5:
Spurs 105, Mavericks 87 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio

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Dirk Nowitzki says the Mavs didn't have enough fire power.
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David Robinson and Tim Duncan on their Western Finals matchup with the Lakers.
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FEATURES AND ANALYSIS

Things looked bleak for the Spurs when they lost Derek Anderson in Game 1, but a rejuvenated Antonio Daniels has helped make sure San Antonio's offense doesn't skip a beat.

It's the Spurs' Twin Towers against the Mavericks' feisty trio of Michael Finley, Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki. It's for the basketball bragging rights of Texas, and NBA.com analyst Bernie Bickerstaff has a preview of the semifinal series.
Spurs Animated Play Diagram: Old-Fashioned Shootout
Mavericks Animated Play Diagram: German Import
Spurs-Mavericks Head-to-Head Breakdown

Beyond the Box Score presented by IBM brings you a detailed statistical breakdown of the Western Conference Semifinal matchup between the Spurs and the Mavericks.

How They Got Here
Check out the first-round series pages and take an in-depth look at how the Spurs and the Mavericks reached the second round.


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  • CHATS AND MAILBOXES

    After their Game 4 win over the Spurs, Steve Nash talked about the Mavs' growing rivalry with San Antonio and who in the league amazes him in answers to fan e-mails.
    Get the playoffs knowledge that can only come from being on the court. Send in your questions now to our 2001 NBA.commentators and they'll answer as many as they can throughout the playoffs. Find out the inside scoop on your favorite team!
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    HISTORY

    Want to know who has the most points or rebounds in a single playoff game? Look no further than our compiled lists of single-game records.
    Want to know who won the third-ever NBA title? Or who was MVP of the Knicks-Lakers Finals in 1973? Get a complete list of year-by-year NBA champions, runners-up and MVP's here.
    How important is homecourt advantage in a seven-game series? How many four-game sweeps have there been? Get facts and figures here.
    All-time lowest playoff seeds in NBA and Conference Finals




    Nowitzki
    David Robinson celebrates the series win.
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