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Mavs have early control over Wolves in Western Conference finals with mature, savvy effort by Irving

May. 23, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyrie Irving injected a burst of energy into the Dallas Mavericks to begin the Western Conference finals with a furious flurry of drives to the basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In the second half, as his shots stopped falling, this matured and refreshed...

Mavericks stand tall against Timberwolves with big effort around the rim

May. 23, 2024 01:19 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Few teams can match the size of the Minnesota Timberwolves with their trio of towers in NBA Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert, four-time All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns and Sixth Man of the Year Naz Reid. The revamped Dallas Mavericks showed they might just be...

Doncic leads strong close by Mavericks for 108-105 win over Wolves in Game 1 of West finals

May. 23, 2024 00:41 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Doncic led a strong finish for the Dallas Mavericks, swishing crucial shots down the stretch, drawing a couple of fouls and even playing strong defense. The Mavericks might not be the favorites in yet another series, but they stole home-court advantage from...

Towns treasures Timberwolves' trip to West finals as Doncic-Irving duo hits stride for Mavericks

May. 21, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The road Karl-Anthony Towns has taken with the Minnesota Timberwolves to reach the Western Conference finals has been far more lonely and rocky than smooth and straight. For all the setbacks and struggles over nine NBA seasons that largely overshadowed the...

Mavs big men are quite the tandem, but now comes quite the challenge from towering Wolves

May. 20, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Daniel Gafford remembers facing Karl-Anthony Towns, Rudy Gobert and company about two weeks before he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks this season. That memory alone is enough for the 6-foot-10 center to know the challenge that's coming when the Western Conference...

Wolves reach conference finals brimming with talent and tenacity in quest for first NBA championship

May. 20, 2024 10:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves reached the Western Conference finals brimming with talent, trust and tenacity after staging the biggest Game 7 comeback since the NBA began tracking play-by-play data 28 years ago. The Wolves trailed the Denver Nuggets by 15 points at...

P.J. Washington's free throws finish rally as Mavericks beat Thunder 117-116 to reach West finals

May. 19, 2024 09:10 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving probably wondered if his uncanny run of closeout victories without a loss in his career was finally near an end. The streak lives, and the Dallas Mavericks are through to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three seasons. ...

The sequel has been much better for Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving as Mavs head to West finals

May. 19, 2024 06:31 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A smiling Luka Doncic pumped his fist as he settled in next to Kyrie Irving to answer questions about the Dallas Mavericks advancing to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three seasons. Doncic's co-star wasn't there for the run that ended with a...

Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games to advance to the Western Conference finals

May. 18, 2024 22:44 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games to advance to the Western Conference finals.

A kinder, gentler Luka Doncic has Mavs on verge of series win over top-seeded Thunder

May. 17, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A kinder, gentler Luka Doncic has the Dallas Mavericks in the same place they were in the first round, headed home with a chance to clinch a playoff series in Game 6. The difference is the smile on the face of the 25-year-old superstar, replacing the scowl that often...