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Mavericks Game Day: As Warriors get attention, Spurs have solid season

Chandler Parsons, left, the Dallas Mavericks and most of the NBA have run into a stone wall against Patty Mills and the San Antonio Spurs.
Chandler Parsons, left, the Dallas Mavericks and most of the NBA have run into a stone wall against Patty Mills and the San Antonio Spurs. Special to the Star-Telegram

Mavericks at Spurs

6 p.m. Sunday, AT&T Center, San Antonio

Records: Mavs 23-18, Spurs 35-6

TV: FSSW Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN Deportes/1540 AM (Spanish)

About the Mavs: With Friday’s gritty 83-77 victory in Chicago, the Mavs are 1-1 on this three-game road trip that ends Sunday in San Antonio. Dirk Nowitzki scored a game-high 21 points against the Bulls. ... The Mavs limited the Bulls to just 31 second-half points. ... In San Antonio on Nov. 25, the Mavs played good defense but lost 88-83. That’s the Spurs’ second-lowest point total this season, next to the 84 in a four-point Christmas Day loss in Houston. ... Overall, the Mavs are only 12-11 on the road. ... Dallas is 66-99 all time against the Spurs, including a 26-57 record in San Antonio. ... This is the first game of a back-to-back for the Mavs, who host Boston on Monday.

About the Spurs: There’s a good chance the Spurs are loving all of the wall-to-wall attention the defending world champion Golden State Warriors are receiving. That has allowed the Spurs to work without fanfare, and has them on pace to win 70 games this season. ... The Spurs are only two games behind the Warriors for the best record in the NBA. ... San Antonio is 23-0 at home this season. Overall, the Spurs have won their past 10 games and 17 of their past 18. ... Tony Parker scored 24 points as the Spurs won at home against Cleveland 99-95 on Thursday. ... Kawhi Leonard leads the Spurs with 20.2 points per game, and averages 7.1 rebounds. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 15.9 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.

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