DALLAS (Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting lineups for the NBA clash between Texas rivals San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks here at the American Airlines Center.
TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN, KENS (San Antonio), Fox Sports Southwest (Dallas)
Online Streaming San Antonio-Dallas: WatchESPN.com/ESPN3.com
When: 8:00 PM ET, Friday, January 25, 2013
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials: #61 Courtney Kirkland, #44 Eli Roe, #15 Bennett Salvatore
The last two times these teams met, the Spurs (34-11) hammered their Mavericks (18-24) rivals by 38 and 25 points, respectively this season.
San Antonio will again be without All-Star forward Tim Duncan (knee) and head coach Gregg Popovich (illness) for the second straight game after they missed the 106-102 win over New Orleans
The Spurs, who hold the best record in the NBA so far this season, head into tonight’s contest having won six consecutive games.
Dirk Nowiztzki and Shawn Marion will hoping to help the Dallas Mavericks end a poor run against the Spurs, having dropped seven of the last nine meetings between the two sides.
San Antonio Spurs: Danny Green – G; Tony Parker – G; Kawhi Leonard – F; Boris Diaw – F; Tiago Splitter – C
Dallas Mavericks: O.J. Mayo – G; Darren Collison – G; Shawn Marion – F; Dirk Nowitzki – F; Elton Brand – C