Golden State takes 2-0 lead into game 3 against Dallas

Posted5/21/2022 7:00 AM

Golden State Warriors (53-29, third in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (52-30, fourth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Sunday, 9 p.m. EDT


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mavericks -2; over/under is 218.5

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS: Warriors lead series 2-0

BOTTOM LINE: The Golden State Warriors visit the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference finals with a 2-0 lead in the series. The Warriors won the last matchup 126-117 on May 21 led by 32 points from Stephen Curry, while Luka Doncic scored 42 points for the Mavericks.

The Mavericks have gone 36-16 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas ranks ninth in the Western Conference shooting 35.0% from deep, led by Dorian Finney-Smith shooting 39.5% from 3-point range.

The Warriors have gone 33-19 against Western Conference opponents. Golden State ranks fourth in the Western Conference with 45.5 rebounds per game led by Kevon Looney averaging 7.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Doncic is averaging 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.7 assists for the Mavericks. Jalen Brunson is averaging 20.0 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

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Curry is averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Warriors. Klay Thompson is averaging 18.8 points over the last 10 games for Golden State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 5-5, averaging 105.5 points, 35.6 rebounds, 18.1 assists, 8.2 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.5 points per game.

Warriors: 7-3, averaging 112.7 points, 47.0 rebounds, 27.4 assists, 7.0 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.0 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: Tim Hardaway Jr.: out (foot).

Warriors: Gary Payton II: out (elbow), James Wiseman: out for season (knee), Andre Iguodala: out (neck).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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