Stephen Curry scored 31 factors, Andrew Wiggins brought 27 while posterizing Luka Doncic on a dunk, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 109–100 Sunday night for a 3–0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Klay Thompson scored 19 with a couple of huge fourth-zone 3-tips because the Warriors moved inside a victory of a go back to the NBA Finals, 3 years after the stop of a run of five consecutive journeys that yielded three championships.
Golden State, which swept Portland in its maximum recent West finals in 2019 before Toronto won the name, goes for the sweep in Game four on Tuesday in Dallas. No crew has rallied from 3–zero all the way down to win an NBA playoff collection.
Doncic scored forty and beat the first-area buzzer with a 32-footer that got the group going with the Mavericks again at home trailing 2-zero, as they did against top-seeded Phoenix earlier than triumphing the West semifinal collection in seven games.
But that shimmy-inducing bucket changed into a blip on an otherwise difficult night time from three-point range for the Mavericks, who missed their first seven and completed 13 of forty-five.
Reggie Bullock and Maxi Kleber, two long-variety experts for Dallas, overlooked all 12 of their threes blended and have been zero-for-15 usual. Both went scoreless, offsetting Spencer Dinwiddie’s 26 points off the bench. Jalen Brunson scored 20.
Wiggins’ dunk over Doncic turned into at first dominated an offensive foul halfway through the fourth zone. The Warriors challenged, and the ruling became Wiggins’ elbow to Doncic became incidental contact, giving Golden State a ninety three–eighty-three lead.
About a minute later, Wiggins, who had 11 rebounds, moved fast down the right baseline for a comply with a dunk on a pass over by means of Curry as the Warriors extended their NBA report with a 26th consecutive collection in which they won at least one street recreation.