DeRozan, Aldridge Lead Spurs Past Mavericks 112-105

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — As a long-range jumper spun off the rim and out, Luka Doncic hopped and stomped the floor in frustration.

It was that kind of night for the rookie and his Dallas Mavericks.

DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 28 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Mavericks 112-105 on Tuesday night.

DeRozan and Aldridge had identical 11-for-19 shooting lines from the field and combined to go 17 of 17 from the foul line. The Spurs led from the middle of the first quarter on in winning their sixth in a row.

“It’s a challenge to understand and figure out how to pull these games out because they’re just as important as any other game,” DeRozan said. “Going into playoffs, you’ve got to have that type of mentality of being resilient.”

Dallas lost its sixth straight and 11th in 12 games.

Doncic started for Dallas despite a strained knee but went through one of his worst games of his rookie season. Doncic…

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