Warriors handle Mavericks in Game 3 to take commanding series lead

DALLAS — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Andrew Wiggins added 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 pair of big fourth-quarter 3-pointers as the Warriors moved within … Read more

Curry, Warriors Rally Past Mavs for 2-0 Lead in West Finals

Luka Doncic had been dominating for most of the night, yelling in celebration and flexing his arms in Stephen Curry’s house. Then Curry and the Golden State Warriors delivered one of those signature third-quarter flurries that have defined so many of their postseason runs — with this one sparked by Kevon Looney. Just like that, … Read more

Mavs Banged Up in Ugly Game 1 Loss to Golden State

The Dallas Mavericks were shut down Wednesday night in San Francisco, falling 112-87 in an ugly Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors. Luka Doncic finished the night with a sizeable scratch on his face and 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Dallas’ Jalen Brunson finished the game with 14 points, Reggie Bullock with … Read more

After Game 7 Blowout, Mavericks Will Enjoy Win, Prepare for Warriors

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. Luka Doncic scored 35 points, Spencer Dinwiddie added 30 and the Mavericks … Read more

Mavs and Celtics advance as defending champions Bucks and Suns exit NBA playoffs

LUKA DONCIC LED a stunning Dallas Mavericks rout of the top-seeded Phoenix Suns, while the Boston Celtics eliminated the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks on a day of NBA playoff upsets on Sunday. In Phoenix, Slovenian superstar Doncic led a total eclipse of the Suns as Dallas clinched a 4-3 series victory with an extraordinary 123-90 … Read more

Where to watch tonight’s Dallas Mavericks, Stars Game 7 playoffs against Suns, Flames

The Dallas Mavericks, left, and the Dallas Stars, both play in decisive Game 7 finales Sunday night. The Mavs take on the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix at 7 p.m. on TNT in the NBA playoff’s second round and the Stars play the Calgary Flames at 8:30 p.m. in Canada on ESPN2 and Bally’s Sports Southwest … Read more

Booker relishing first G7, says Suns are ‘locked in’

PHOENIX — On the plane ride back home after losing in blowout fashion to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals, Suns star Devin Booker joined a card game with teammates Chris Paul and Jae Crowder and discussed their Game 7 challenge ahead. Paul has played in seven Game 7s before, … Read more

Luka Doncic, Mavericks crush Suns to push series to Game 7

DALLAS — Luka Doncic scored 33 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 113-86 on Thursday night to force a Game 7 in the Western Conference semifinals. The home team has won all six games, none with a final margin closer than seven points. The deciding game is Sunday in Phoenix. The Mavericks … Read more