Spurs Bounce Mavericks, NBA Roundup


Published on April 11 2014 6:22 am
Last Updated on April 11 2014 6:22 am
Written by Millie Lange

Spurs Bounce Mavericks

(Dallas, TX) -- The race for the final two spots in the West tightened up as the Mavericks suffered a 109-100 loss to the Spurs at American Airlines Center.  Dallas holds the eighth spot, percentage points behind the Suns and a game ahead of the Grizzlies. The Mavs close out the season hosting the Suns on Saturday and at the Grizzlies on Wednesday. Tim Duncan led San Antonio with 20 points and 15 rebounds, while Patty Mills scored a game-high 26 points. Kawhi Leonard posted a double-double with 16 points and 16 boards helping the Spurs move to 61-18. Monta Ellis tallied 24 points, four rebounds and four assists in the loss.

Faried Sinks Warriors In Last Second

(Oakland, CA) -- Kenneth Faried tallied 18 points and 17 rebounds and hit a one-hander over Draymond Green with 0.6 seconds left to lift the Nuggets over the Warriors 100-99 in Oakland. Timofey Mozgov scored 23 points and grabbed an NBA season high 29 boards. Randy Foye chipped in 20 points and seven dimes for Denver, which out-rebounded Golden State 63-to-38.  Stephen Curry led the way for the Warriors with 24 points, seven boards and six assists. Klay Thompson helped out with 21 points for Golden State, which failed in it's attempt to clinch a playoff spot.

Bulls Ink James, Amundson

The Bulls are signing guard Mike James and forward Lou Amundson for the rest of the season. James has played 11 games this season while Amundson was most recently with the Pelicans. He was with the Bulls last season.

The Bulls battle the Pistons at the United Center tonight. The Bulls are 46-32 after a win over Minnesota on Wednesday. Detroit is 29-50. Chicago is in a fight with Toronto for the three seed in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors and Bulls are tied but Toronto owns the tiebreaker.

Thursday, April 10 Scoreboard


San Antonio Spurs 109, Dallas Mavericks 100

Denver Nuggets 100, Golden State Warriors 99

Friday, April 11 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - New York Knicks at Toronto Raptors

6:00 p.m. - Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic

6:30 p.m. - Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets

6:30 p.m. - Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat

6:30 p.m. - Charlotte Bobcats at Boston Celtics

7:00 p.m. - Detroit Pistons at Chicago Bulls

7:00 p.m. - Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves

7:00 p.m. - Philadelphia 76ers at Memphis Grizzlies

7:00 p.m. - New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder

7:30 p.m. - Cleveland Cavaliers at Milwaukee Bucks

7:30 p.m. - Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs

8:00 p.m. - Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz

9:30 p.m. - Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers