Spurs escape a disastrous outcome

Updated: April 29, 2014, 3:02 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- This time, the Dallas Mavericks didn't get a miracle shot from Vince Carter to win a game. This time, Monta Ellis' driving layup hung on the rim for an instant before falling off Monday night at American Airlines Center. This time, San Antonio survived.

Now, the San Antonio Spurs nearly blew a 20-point, third-quarter lead, but no one on the Riverwalk will care in the morning. All that matters is the Spurs figured out a way to win. That's because the chasm between ...

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