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Golden State takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Dallas

May 19, 2022 GMT

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

San Francisco; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Warriors -6.5; over/under is 214

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS: Warriors lead series 1-0

BOTTOM LINE: The Golden State Warriors host the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference finals with a 1-0 lead in the series. The Warriors won the last matchup 112-87 on May 19 led by 21 points from Stephen Curry, while Luka Doncic scored 20 points for the Mavericks.

The Warriors are 33-19 against Western Conference opponents. Golden State ranks fifth in the NBA with 27.1 assists per game. Curry leads the Warriors averaging 6.3.

The Mavericks are 36-16 in Western Conference play. Dallas ranks ninth in the Western Conference shooting 35.0% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Curry averages 4.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Warriors, scoring 25.5 points while shooting 38.0% from beyond the arc. Klay Thompson is averaging 20.4 points over the last 10 games for Golden State.

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Doncic is averaging 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.7 assists for the Mavericks. Jalen Brunson is averaging 19.3 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Warriors: 7-3, averaging 111.9 points, 45.7 rebounds, 27.0 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.6 points per game.

Mavericks: 6-4, averaging 104.0 points, 37.5 rebounds, 17.5 assists, 8.1 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 101.6 points.

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

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

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