Aldridge, Spurs fight past Mavericks

LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs escaped with a win vs. the Mavs.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 32 points and Gregg Popovich became the fastest coach to reach 300 road wins, and the San Antono Spurs fought past the host Dallas Mavericks 97-91 on Tuesday.

Popovich accomplished the feat in 835 road games — 41 less than it took Pat Riley, formerly of the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Miami Heat.

Patty Mills added a season-high 19 points for the Spurs.

The Mavericks, who fell to 2-13 for the second consecutive season, recievedĀ a career-high 27 points from rookie guard Dennis Smith Jr.