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Manu Ginobili helps Spurs even playoff series with Mavericks
Manu Ginobili helps Spurs even playoff series with Mavericks

Manu Ginobili scored 23 points, Boris Diaw hit a go-ahead three-pointer in the final minute and the San Antonio Spurs held off a second-half surge by Dallas to beat the Mavericks, 93-89, Monday night in Dallas to tie the teams' first-round NBA playoff series at two games apiece. The Spurs, seeded No. 1 in the Western Conference, regained the home-court advantage by getting a split of two games in Dallas, matching what the eighth-seeded Mavericks did in San Antonio. The Spurs led by 20 points in the third quarter of Game 4 before the Mavericks pulled even midway through the fourth. The score was still tied when Diaw hit from long range over Dirk Nowitzki at the top of the key for a...

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