DeRozan ends Spurs’ skid with late shot to beat Mavs 119-117

Contact us:

3446 Summerhill Road
Texarkana TX 75503

San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan, celebrates after sinking a basket in the final second of the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Sunday, April 11, 2021. Spurs' Derrick White (4) and Dejounte Murray (5) look on as DeRozan celebrates. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


DALLAS (AP) — DeMar DeRozan hit the tiebreaking jumper with 0.5 seconds left, giving him 27 of his 33 points in the second half and lifting the San Antonio Spurs to a 119-117 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Dejounte Murray scored 25 points as the Spurs stopped a season-long five-game losing streak. They avoided the first season sweep by their Texas rival in the 41-year history of the Dallas franchise. Luka Doncic scored 29 points, including a tying basket with 19 seconds left.