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Warriors vs. Mavericks score, takeaways: Golden State contains Luka Doncic, dominates Dallas in Game 1 of WCF

Warriors vs. Mavericks score, takeaways: Golden State contains Luka Doncic, dominates Dallas in Game 1 of WCF

The Golden State Warriors take a 1-0 lead over the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference finals with an emphatic 112-87 win in Game 1 on Wednesday night. They are now 7-0 at home in the playoffs, and will look to remain perfect in Game 2, which is set for Friday night. After a competitive …

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Ranking 20 best players in NBA's conference finals round: Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum or Stephen Curry No. 1?

Ranking 20 best players in NBA’s conference finals round: Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum or Stephen Curry No. 1?

The 2021 postseason belonged to Giannis Antetokounmpo. The 2020 postseason belonged to LeBron James. The 2019 postseason belonged to Kawhi Leonard. When the dust settles on the 2022 postseason, someone is going to stand on top of the mountain. Right now, there’s no clear frontrunner for who that might be. Antetokounmpo, James and Leonard are …

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Warriors might've caught a small break drawing Mavericks, but the threat of Luka Doncic hangs over everything

Warriors might’ve caught a small break drawing Mavericks, but the threat of Luka Doncic hangs over everything

The argument that the Warriors have caught a break by drawing the Mavericks, who upset the top-seeded Suns on Sunday, in the conference finals is pretty easy to make. The Suns were the best team in the league all season. The Mavericks were merely a good team during the regular season, though they did rank …

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Mavericks vs. Suns score, takeaways: Luka Doncic leads Dallas to dominant Game 7 win over Phoenix

Mavericks vs. Suns score, takeaways: Luka Doncic leads Dallas to dominant Game 7 win over Phoenix

The Dallas Mavericks are heading to the Western Conference finals and there was little doubt they would get there following their hot start to Game 7. The Mavericks jumped out to a 57-27 lead over the top-seeded Phoenix Suns on Sunday night and never looked back on their way to a 123-90 win. Luka Doncic …

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Suns vs. Mavericks score, takeaways: Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson lead Dallas to crucial Game 3 win over Phoenix

Suns vs. Mavericks score, takeaways: Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson lead Dallas to crucial Game 3 win over Phoenix

The Dallas Mavericks have newfound life in their best-of-seven series against the Phoenix Suns following Friday night’s 103-94 victory in Game 3 to help Dallas avoid what would easily be considered an insurmountable 3-0 deficit. With the win, the Mavericks now have the opportunity to even the series on their home floor on Sunday. Luka …

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Mavericks' moment of truth: After Chris Paul's Suns picked on Luka Doncic, what can Dallas do in Game 3?

Mavericks’ moment of truth: After Chris Paul’s Suns picked on Luka Doncic, what can Dallas do in Game 3?

In a way, the Dallas Mavericks’ latest loss was something new. During the second half on Wednesday, Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns pushed a foundational element of modern basketball to an extreme. It was sort of like when Stephen Curry burned down Madison Square Garden from beyond the arc for 54 points, but, instead …

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