DALLAS (AP) — 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.
PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored 25 points, Devin Booker added 23 and the top-seeded Phoenix Suns rolled to a 121-114 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
The Dallas Mavericks bought some time to get Luka Doncic involved in their first-round series against Utah by winning Game 2 at home without their star.
If Doncic does return from a calf injury this week, it will be in one of the NBA’s toughest arenas for opposing teams.
DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Brunson, Maxi Kleber and the Dallas Mavericks got even in their first-round playoff series with a bunch of a 3-pointers, their fewest turnovers ever in a postseason game, and without injured superstar Luka Doncic.
DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored a career-high 41 points, Maxi Kleber had 25 with eight of Dallas’ playoff-record 22 made 3-points and the Mavericks, without superstar Luka Doncic, evened up their first-round series with a 110-104 win over the Utah Jazz in Game 2 on Monday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Luka Doncic finished fielding questions about his latest highlight-filled, high-scoring performance, a Dallas staff member told him to enjoy the All-Star break.
MIAMI (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Miami Heat 107-99 Tuesday night.
Jalen Brunson and Maxi Kleber each finished with 19 points and Dorian Finney Smith had 14 points for the Mavericks, who have won 17 of 23 since Jan.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Newly acquired Norman Powell is out indefinitely for the Los Angeles Clippers with a broken bone in his left foot.
The team said Sunday that he fractured the medial sesamoid bone in his foot in Thursday’s loss at Dallas and no surgery is planned at this time.
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 30 points and 12 assists and the Dallas Mavericks spoiled former coach Rick Carlisle’s return with Indiana, routing the Pacers 132-105 on Saturday night.
Carlisle coached the Mavericks during the past 13 seasons, leading the team to its lone title in 2011.
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 22 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season as the Dallas Mavericks beat Chicago 113-99 on Sunday night for their season-best sixth straight win while snapping the Bulls’ nine-game winning streak.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jalen Brunson had 18 points and nine rebounds while starting in place of injured star Luka Doncic, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 103-84 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night.
DALLAS (AP) — Jarrett Allen and Lauri Markkanen notched season highs with 28 and 24 points respectively, and the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the Dallas Mavericks for a 114-96 win on Monday night — their most lopsided win of the season.
Dallas Mavericks (7-3, third in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (7-3, third in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas will try to keep its three-game win streak alive when the Mavericks take on Chicago.
New Orleans Pelicans (1-9, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (6-3, third in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans hits the road against Dallas looking to stop its three-game road slide.
Boston Celtics (4-5, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (5-3, third in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Mavericks host the Boston Celtics.
Dallas Mavericks (4-3, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (2-5, 12th in the Western Conference)
DALLAS (AP) — Four Miami Heat players had 22 or more points in holding off a late Dallas rally to beat the Mavericks 125-110 on Tuesday night.
Tyler Herro scored 25 points off the bench, 15 alone in the second quarter when the Heat outscored the Mavericks 46-32 to take a 70-62 halftime lead.
Miami Heat (5-1, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (4-2, fourth in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Miami will look to keep its four-game win streak alive when the Heat take on Dallas.
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic made a 36-foot 3-pointer to beat the shot clock and blunt a late Sacramento rally and finished with 23 points in the Dallas Mavericks’ 105-99 victory over the Kings on Sunday.
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 10 of his game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter as the Dallas Mavericks beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-99 on Thursday night, after some wild swings in the first half before turning into a back-and-forth game.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A familiar face sat behind the Dallas Mavericks' bench. Dirk Nowitzki, who led the franchise to its only championship in 2011 during his 21 seasons, came to see his old franchise that hasn't won a playoff series since its title.
Milwaukee Bucks (32-18, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (28-22, seventh in the Western Conference)...
Utah Jazz (38-11, first in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (27-21, seventh in the Western Conference)...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 36 points in his NBA-leading 17th triple-double and the Dallas Mavericks scored the last seven points of regulation to force overtime, going on to a 136-132 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night...