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Spurs beat Mavericks 102-88 in Game 2

2010-04-23 10:28 BJT

The San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks, hitting the court for game two of their best of seven first round series. Dallas, taking game one for a 1-0 series lead.

Richard Jefferson (center) of the San Antonio Spurs takes a shot against Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. San Antonio won 102-88 to level the series 1-1.(AFP/Getty Images/Ronald Martinez)
Richard Jefferson (center) of the San Antonio Spurs takes a shot 
against Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks in Game Two of the 
Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at 
American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. San Antonio won 102-88 
to level the series 1-1.(AFP/Getty Images/Ronald Martinez)

Richard Jefferson, big for the Spurs, and he matched the measly four points he had in Game 1 before some fans even found their seats.

He was 7 of 9 by halftime, and was at his best during a 12-1 run late in the second quarter. The Spurs led by 12 going into the second half. Jefferson would finish the game with 19 points.

The home side Mavericks tried a series of runs in the second half. Jason Terry combined with Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki to notch 51 points on the night.

But they were not as good as the Spurs'second-half triple-threat. Tim Duncan notched 25 points and 17 rebounds in the game. Manu Ginobili scored 23 points, and Tony Parker had 16 points and 8 assists.

San Antonio beat Dallas 102-88 to level the series 1-1.