Scouting report: Mavs vs. Spurs Game 5

Updated: May 17, 2006, 3:02 PM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
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Spurs offense: The Spurs are trailing in this series 3-1 and face elimination in Game 5 but don't blame their offense. In Game 4, they posted 118 points and shot better than 50 percent in both field goal and 3-point field goal accuracy and that should have been enough to win.

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.