Article Photos: Spurs rout Mavs in Nowitzki's return from surgery 7/7

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, left, of Germany, defends against San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, of France, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in San Antonio. The Spurs won 129-91. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)