Mavs roll past Spurs, 113-92, even series at 1-1
Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio last night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.
Shawn Marion scored 20 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 16, Devin Harris had 18 and Jose Calderon 12 for Dallas, which never trailed after the opening minutes of the second quarter.
Manu Ginobili had 27 points, Tony Parker added 12 and Tim Duncan 11 for the Spurs.
Heat 101, Bobcats 97
LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and Miami held on to beat Charlotte to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Dwyane Wade scored 15 points and had a steal in the final seconds to help seal the win for Miami.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 22 points for Charlotte, which got 18 points and 13 rebounds from Al Jefferson, who played through a left plantar fascia strain and shot 9-for-23 from the floor. Kemba Walker added 16 and Gerald Henderson scored 15 for the Bobcats.
Game 3 is Saturday night in Charlotte.