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Kidd, rekindled Mavs on familiar turf down 1-0 at Warriors

May. 19, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

Jason Kidd has been here before in his first season as coach of the Mavericks, down 1-0 in a third consecutive NBA playoff series. The Bay Area native is looking for another bounce-back from Luka Doncic and company in his first trip to the conference finals as a coach, which just...

Curry's 21 points, 12 boards lead Warriors in Game 1, 112-87

May. 19, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Once Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson slowed down, caught their breath and stopped rushing shots, the Splash Brothers got on a roll that proved too much for Dallas to stop. Especially because Andrew Wiggins worked end to end to make sure Luka Doncic couldn't get...

Mavericks fined 2nd time for breaking bench rules at Suns

May. 18, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks were fined $50,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for a second violation of bench decorum during their Western Conference semifinal series against Phoenix. The second fine, twice as much as the first, was issued after Dallas' blowout Game 7 victory in...

Curry, Thompson ready to lead Warriors vs surprising Mavs

May. 17, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Many months ago and well before he returned to the court from an injury absence of more than 2 1/2 years, Klay Thompson made a bold proclamation: “It's championship or bust." Thompson, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are one step closer to having...

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...

After Game 7 win, Mavericks will enjoy, prepare for Warriors

May. 16, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Coach Jason Kidd made it clear during an interview before Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals that no matter what happened on Sunday night, the Dallas Mavericks should consider this a successful season. A few hours later, it became even more special. ...

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...

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...

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...

Mavs to visit Suns, 76ers to visit Heat in Game 5 showdowns

May. 09, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

Phoenix's Chris Paul was livid. Miami's Kyle Lowry was limping. The playoffs are getting tougher for the No. 1 seeds, and issues with their point guards are part of the reason why. Phoenix and Miami find themselves in big-time fights now, after both took 2-0 leads in...