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Western Conference First Round

Spurs vs. Mavericks | Spurs Win 4-2

Game 1

SAS
94

@

DAL
100

OT

Sun. April 18 8:00 PM ET on TNT

Game 2

SAS
102

@

DAL
88

OT

Wed. April 21 9:30 PM ET on TNT

Game 3

DAL
90

@

SAS
94

OT

Fri. April 23 9:30 PM ET on ESPN

Game 4

DAL
89

@

SAS
92

OT

Sun. April 25 7:00 PM ET on TNT

Game 5

SAS
81

@

DAL
103

OT

Tue. April 27 9:30 PM ET on NBATV

Game 6

DAL
87

@

SAS
97

OT

Thu. April 29 8:00 PM ET on TNT

No. 0 Seed

Season Record: 0-0
series stats
ppg opp fg% 3P% ft%
92.8 93.6 0.429 0.328 0.793

No. 0 Seed

Season Record: 0-0
series stats
ppg opp fg% 3P% ft%
93.3 92.8 0.459 0.321 0.705

Game 6: Spurs 97, Mavericks 87

Experience prevails as Spurs close out first round

Dallas owned San Antonio in the third quarter, but the postseason veteran Spurs were poised until the end in a 97-87 win to advance to the second round. George Hill exploded for 21 points.

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Video & Analysis

Second-Round Preview

The Spurs beat their in-state rivals to advance to the next round vs. Phoenix.

    Postgame: Carlisle

    Rick Carlisle talks about how the Spurs steamrolled them early.

    Postgame: Popovich

    Gregg Popovich discusses his starters' disappointing effort in Game 6.

    Celebration

    The San Antonio Spurs celebrate their First Round victory over the Mavericks.

      Opinion

      Escape From Texas

      The seventh seeded Spurs got healthy at the right time to knock out Dallas.

        Photo Gallery

        Game 6 Action

        See how the Spurs closed out the First Round against Dallas in a tight Game 6.

          Game 5: Mavericks 113, Spurs 79

          Butler breaks out against the Spurs, Mavs fight on

          Caron Butler scored a career playoff-best 35 points and had 11 rebounds, while Brendan Haywood provided a strong inside presence as Dallas stayed alive by beating San Antonio in Game 5.

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          Video & Analysis

          Game 6 Lookahead

          The NBA TV crew thinks the Spurs will play much better at home.

            Nightly Notable: Butler

            Highlights from Caron Butler's monster night against the Spurs.

              Opinion

              Time to regroup

              Can the Spurs pull it back together back home or will the Mavs even the series?

                Postgame: Carlisle

                Rick Carlisle says despite what people are saying, the series is not over yet.

                  Postgame: Popovich

                  Popovich on how the Spurs let an opportunity to end the series slip away.

                    Photo Gallery

                    Game Action

                    Take a look at some of the best images from Game 5 of the Spurs-Mavs series.

                      Game 4: Spurs 92, Mavericks 89

                      Hill thrills as Spurs rally past Mavericks in Game 4

                      There may be bigger names on the Spurs roster, but no one had a bigger game Sunday than George Hill, whose 29 points led San Antonio to a come-from-behind win over Dallas in Game 4 and a commanding 3-1 series lead.

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                      Video & Analysis

                      Game 5 Lookahead

                      TNT's Doug Collin and Kevin Harlan preview Tuesday's Game 5 in Dallas.

                        Opinion

                        7th Heaven

                        Are we to believe that the Spurs are a seventh seed? They don't play like it, writes Art Garcia.

                          Postgame: Hill

                          George Hill says getting thrown into the fire last season helped prepare him for these playoffs.

                            Postgame: Nowitzki

                            Dirk Nowitzki says Game 4 was a tough game, almost like a street brawl.

                              All Access

                              Take a listen as Gregg Popovich and Rick Carlisle were mic'd up for Game 4.

                                Photo Gallery

                                Game 4 Action

                                Check out the best images from Game 4 in San Antonio.

                                  Game 3: Spurs 94, Mavericks 90

                                  Ginobili, Spurs take 2-1 series lead over Mavs

                                  Manu Ginobili left the game with a nose injury only to return and drop 12 points in a hard fought 94-90 win over the Mavericks.

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                                  Game 4 Lookahead

                                  Rick and Eric look at what the Mavs need to do to even the series.

                                    Postgame: Duncan

                                    The Spurs leader says they are playing the best basketball of the season.

                                      Opinion

                                      Familiar faces

                                      The Spurs jump out to a 2-1 lead by leaning on the old standbys.

                                        Postgame: Carlisle

                                        The Mavs' head coach talks about the tough loss in Game 3.

                                          Postgame: Popovich

                                          The Spurs' coach talks about Parker's excellent play at the game's end.

                                            Photo Gallery

                                            Game Action

                                            Take a look at some of the best images from Game 3 of the Spurs-Mavs series.

                                              Game 2: Spurs 102, Mavs 88

                                              Spurs turn it up on defense, grab road playoff win

                                              With a chance to even the series before heading home, the No. 7 Spurs fought off a late charge from the No. 2 Mavs to snatch a Game 2 victory in Dallas.

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                                              Video & Analysis

                                              Game 3 Lookahead

                                              Dick Stockton and Mike Fratello discuss how the Spurs can build on the win.

                                                Opinion

                                                Count On Me

                                                When it is winning time, the Spurs found that they can still rely on Tim Duncan.

                                                  Postgame: Carlisle

                                                  Rick Carlisle talks about how losing the rebounding battle hurt the Mavericks.

                                                  Postgame: Popovich

                                                  Gregg Popovich explains the benefit of bringing Tony Parker off the bench.

                                                  Telestrator Breakdown

                                                  Mike Fratello analyzes the result of putting Tim Duncan on Dirk Nowitzki.

                                                    Photo Gallery

                                                    Game Action

                                                    Take a look at some of the best images from Game 2 of the Spurs-Mavs series.

                                                      Game 1: Mavericks 100, Spurs 94

                                                      Nowitzki nearly perfect as Mavs top Spurs in Game 1

                                                      The Spurs had no answer for Dirk Nowitzki in Game 1. The Mavs' All-Star was 12-14 from the field on his way to 36 points as Dallas took a one-game lead in their Texas-sized series.

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                                                      Video & Analysis

                                                      Game 2 Lookahead

                                                      Mike Fratello and Dick Stockton look ahead to Game 2 between the Mavericks and Spurs.

                                                        Postgame: Ginobili

                                                        Manu Ginobili talks about the Mavericks tough defense.

                                                        Postgame: Nowitzki

                                                        Dirk Nowitzki talks about playing big in Game 1.

                                                        Marion to Butler

                                                        Caron Butler takes the pass from Shawn Marion and finishes with a powerful slam.

                                                          Opinion

                                                          Maverick Machine

                                                          San Antonio had a tough time slowing down Dallas' all-star cast of characters.

                                                            Photo Gallery

                                                            Game 1 Action

                                                            Check out the best snapshots from the Mavs-Spurs Game 1 action at the American Airlines Center.

                                                              Spurs-Mavericks preview

                                                              Mavs-Spurs set to tangle again in Texas showdown

                                                              The Mavs went through a makeover to capture the No. 2 seed, but they can't seem to avoid their past. They'll hook up with San Antonio in the first round for a second straight year.

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                                                              Video & Analysis

                                                              Series Preview

                                                              NBA TV breaks down the first-round series between the Spurs and Mavs.

                                                                Rave Reviews

                                                                The buzz continues to grow for rookie Rodrigue Beaubois.

                                                                Power Rankings

                                                                Thanks to a pair of defensive efforts, the Mavericks finish at No. 8.

                                                                  NBA Journey: Duncan

                                                                  The Big Fundamental took a unique path to NBA greatness.

                                                                  Spurs Focused

                                                                  After a slow start, Richard Jefferson and the Spurs are finally ready to roll.

                                                                    Podcast

                                                                    Hang Time Podcast

                                                                    Sekou Smith and Vince Thomas break down the Mavs-Spurs series.

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