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Giannis, Jokic, Doncic, Booker, Tatum on All-NBA first team

May. 24, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo, fellow two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker and Jayson Tatum were voted first-team All-NBA on Tuesday, the first time in 67 years all five players were age 27 or younger. Milwaukee's Antetokounmpo was the only player to...

Mavs down 2-0 again, this time against title-tested Warriors

May. 21, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

Luka Doncic didn't have another “believe” in him with the Mavericks facing a 2-0 deficit for a second consecutive series. Not that the Dallas superstar doesn't believe. There's just a difference after losing a 19-point lead against title-tested Stephen Curry and the Golden State...

Mavericks-Warriors Western Conference finals preview capsule

May. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Golden State-Dallas Western Conference finals series that starts Wednesday: No. 3 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (53-29, 8-3) vs. No. 4 DALLAS MAVERICKS (52-30, 8-5) Season series: Mavericks, 3-1 Schedule: Wednesday and Friday at Golden...

Suns stinker in Game 7 overshadows excellent regular season

May. 16, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul worked his way around the perimeter and got the shot he wanted on the first offensive possession for the Phoenix Suns — an open 14-foot jumper near the free-throw line that he's made plenty of times during his 17-year NBA career. It rattled in and out of...

Doncic leads Mavs over Suns 123-90 in Game 7 blowout

May. 15, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It was no surprise when Luka Doncic looked ready for Game 7, calmly draining his first three shots to give the Dallas Mavericks an early lead. The stunner came over the next two hours: The top-seeded Phoenix Suns had no response. Doncic scored 35...

Pair of 7s: Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns happy to be home

May. 14, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The NBA's long regular season can be tedious, but make no mistake, it matters. Just ask the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns — two teams who have home-court advantage in Game 7 of their respective second-round NBA playoff series on Sunday thanks to superior...

Doncic, Mavericks cruise past Suns 113-86 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic has his first victory in an elimination game. Now the young Dallas superstar gets another one — and another Game 7 to boot. Doncic scored 33 points and the Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 113-86 on Thursday night to force a deciding game...

Other Chris Paul making his own name on, off football field

May. 11, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Chris Paul the football player knows he shares a name with a much more famous athlete. “There might be another named Chris Paul,” he said with a grin. “I think he plays basketball — I’m not sure.” While the veteran NBA guard guides the...

76ers, Mavericks try and stave off elimination in Game 6

May. 11, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid took a shot to the face that not even his mask could help him absorb. He went down in a heap and stayed on the court in pain until he could compose himself. Game 5 would get worse in so many ways for Embiid and the 76ers. There was the...

Booker scores 28, Suns rout Mavericks 110-80 for 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The top-seeded Phoenix Suns looked much more like their old selves on Tuesday night. All-Star guard Devin Booker said a little time in front of the TV with NBA Coach of the Year Monty Williams did wonders. “We study film,” Booker said. “Coach is...