Scouting report: Mavs vs. Spurs Game 3

Updated: May 14, 2006, 11:03 AM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
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Spurs offense: Tim Duncan has been getting his job done in this series. After two games, he is averaging 29 points and shooting 59 percent (20-for-34). In addition, he is getting to the line 13 times a game and shooting 73 percent there. Tim is more active and aggressive offensively than he has been in a long time. However, he is getting very little help. When he was on the bench with foul trouble in the second quarter of Game 2, the Spurs couldn't even score a field goal.

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John Carroll

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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.