Ginobili: “I Want to Get it Back in Game 3″

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The health of the Big 3 has been always been among the San Antonio Spurs top priorities. They knew they need their top dogs to be fresh and ready as possible once the playoffs roll around.

With coach Gregg Popovich juggling the lineup like a magician, while managing his stars minutes at the same time, that has been the case this season.

San Antonio holds a 2-0 series lead in their first-round series against the Utah Jazz, and will gun for a third straight post season victory, and 13th overall when they head to Salt Lake City for Game 3.

However, the Spurs expects a tougher Jazz squad with their home crowd at their side.

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Thunder mauled Mavs, take commanding 3-0 series lead

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The Oklahoma City Thunder get off to a quick start, on their way to a 95-79 victory over theĀ Dallas MavericksĀ on Thursday night for a commanding 3-0 series lead over the defending NBA champions.

After two close games on their home court, the young Thunder ran away in Game 3.

The Mavericks never led in the game, while Oklahoma stretched their margin to as high as 26 points.

Kevin Durant finished with 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting and added six assist, three rebounds and two steals.

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