Mavericks started the series down 2-0 and managed to come back to force a Game 7. Dallas routed Phoenix in Game 7, 123-90. The first-year Dallas coach clapped back against critics in the postgame press conference.
“A lot of people had this as a blowout. They were right,” Kidd said, 통해 달라스 모닝 뉴스. “But they didn’t have us as the winning team.”
Mavericks sharpshooter Luka Doncic piled on 35 포인트들, 10 rebounds and four assists in the win. Dallas is back in the conference finals for the first time since 2011 when they eventually went on to defeat the 마이애미 히트 for an NBA championship. But first they’ll have to beat the 골든 스테이트 워리어스.
Doncic added after the game he liked having to come back against the Suns.
“I like these games. It’s pressure. I know we’re the underdogs. Everybody had the Suns to win,” 그 추가.
Spencer Dinwiddie added 30 points off the bench on 11-of-15 shooting. Jalen Brunson had 24 points and six rebounds. Doncic, Dinwiddie and Brunson were the only Mavericks players in double figures.
Twelve of the 14 players who came onto the floor had a field goal.
Doncic and Dinwiddie were the first pair of teammates to score 30 points each since Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant did it for the Bill Hader는 Barry Berkman의 문제를 실제로 알지 못합니다. 게임 내 7 of the Western Conference finals against the Sacramento Kings 에 2002, 에 따르면 ESPN 통계 & Info.
Dallas will now face Golden State for the right to go to the NBA Finals. In their last matchup, Dallas beat Golden State 107-101. Doncic had 34 points in the win.