Thursday, June 30, 2022

Curry, Warriors take 3-0 lead over Mavericks in 109-100 win

DALLAS ( Associated Press) — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Andrew Wiggins added 27 while Luka Doncic posted on a dunk and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-100 on Sunday night, 3-0 in the Western Conference Finals. took the lead.

Klay Thompson scored 19 runs with a pair of big fourth-quarter 3-pointers as the Warriors went within a comeback victory in the NBA Finals, winning three championships after the end of five consecutive trips for three years.

Golden State, which trounced Portland in their most recent West Finals in 2019 before clinching the Toronto title, goes for a sweep in Game 4 in Dallas on Tuesday. No team has gone down 3–0 to win the NBA playoff series.

Doncic scored 40 and beat the first quarter buzzer with a 32-footer, which again took the crowd 2–0 at home, as they did against top-seeded Phoenix before winning the West semi-final series in seven matches. Was.

But that shimmy-inducing bucket was a blip in an otherwise rough night from the 3-point boundary for the Mavericks, who missed their first seven and finished 13 for 45.

Reggie Bullock and Maxi Kleber, two long-distance specialists from Dallas, missed all 12 of their 3 runs combined and were 0–15 overall. Both went scoreless, offsetting Spencer Dinwiddie’s 26 points from the bench. Jalen Brunson scored 20 runs.

Wiggins’ sting on Doncic was basically ruled by an offensive foul in the middle of the fourth quarter. The Warriors challenged, and the ruling Wiggins’ elbow was accidental contact with Doncic, giving Golden State a 93–83 lead.

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About a minute later, Wiggins, who had 11 rebounds, went down the correct baseline early for a follow dunk on a miss by Curry as the Warriors extended their NBA record with the 26th consecutive series in which they won at least one. Won the road game.

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