SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored 25 points, Tim Duncan had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in routing the Dallas Mavericks 112-90. Marco Belinelli had 17 points and Kawhi (kuh-WY’) Leonard added 12 for San Antonio, which moved a half-game ahead of Oklahoma City in the race for the Western Conference’s best record.
NEW YORK (AP)— Brooklyn ended Golden State’s winning streak at 10 with a 102-98 victory last night behind Joe Johnson’s 27 points. Warriors guard Stephen (STEH’-fihn) Curry led all scorers with 34.
PHILADELHIA (AP)— The hottest team in hockey right now is the Philadelphia Flyers, who are 9-2 since mid-December. Sean Couturier (koo-TOO’-ee-ay), Zac Rinaldo and Michael Raffl scored to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to their 10th straight home victory, 3-1 over the Montreal Canadienst.
NEW YORK (AP)— Three greats will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer as slugger Frank Thomas and pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux all were elected by more than the 75 percent vote by the baseball writers association. Houston’s Craig Biggio (BIH’-zhee-oh) was a near miss, while steroids-era players such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Rafael Palmeiro (pahl-MAYR’-oh), Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire all saw their support drop.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP)— Johnny Football is heading to the NFL. Sophomore Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (man-ZEHL’) has declared for the NFL draft, where some experts have him rated as the third-best quarterback available.