NBA: San Antonio 129, Dallas 91

Dec. 23, 2012 at 10:09 PM
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SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Danny Green drained seven 3-pointers on his way to 25 points Sunday and San Antonio pounded Dallas 129-91 in the return of the Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki.

Green went 9-of-10 from the field overall.

Tony Parker added 18 points with six assists for the Spurs, who shot a sizzling 56 percent from the field in posting their biggest win over the Mavericks since 1991.

Kawhi Leonard (17 points), Tim Duncan (15) and Stephen Jackson (14) also reached double figures for San Antonio, which outscored Dallas 36-14 in the third quarter to break the game open.

Nowitzki made his season debut for the Mavericks after knee surgery, scoring eight points and grabbing six rebounds in 20 minutes.

Darren Collison led Dallas with 15 points off the bench.

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