Il tiratore scelto di Mavericks, Luka Doncic, si è accumulato 35 punti, 10 rimbalzi e quattro assist nella vittoria. Dallas è tornato alle finali della conferenza per la prima volta da allora 2011 when they eventually went on to defeat the Miami Heat for an NBA championship. But first they’ll have to beat the Golden State Warriors.
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 Los angeles lakers in gioco 7 of the Western Conference finals against the Sacramento Kings nel 2002, secondo Statistiche ESPN & Info.
Dallas held Chris Paul and Devin Booker to a combined 21 punti.
Paolo, the All-Star point guard who has never won an NBA championship, was 4-for-8 from the field with 10 points and four assists. Booker was 3-for-14 with three rebounds. Prenotatore era -41.
Cam Johnson and Ish Wainright were the other two Suns in double figures. Johnson had 12 points and five rebounds. Wainright had 10 points and four rebounds.
Phoenix shot under 40% from the floor and three-point range Dallas was shooting 56.8% from the floor while shooting 38.7& from long range.
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.