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Spurs, Raptors take lead in playoff series
Spurs, Raptors take lead in playoff series

Tony Parker had 23 points hours after the birth of his first child and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in a 109-103 victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, taking a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. Manu Ginobili had 19 points and Tiago Splitter added 17 points and 12 rebounds as San Antonio regained home-court advantage in the tense series against their intrastate rival. Tim Duncan added 16 points and 12 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard had 15 points for the Spurs. Vince Carter scored 28 points, making numerous heavily contested shots in going 10 for 16 from the field for Dallas. After averaging 16 points in the series' first four games, Mavericks forward...

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