Mavericks lose in Dallas, Warriors take 3-0 series lead

5/23/2022 2:45:00 PM

It's something that's never been done in NBA history. The Dallas Mavericks are hoping to pull out of a 3-0 hole in the playoffs.

It seemed to be all about rhythm and the Dallas Mavericks had a hard time keeping tempo. Luka scored 40 but it wasn't enough against Curry and the Warriors, who won 109-100 Sunday and took a 3-0 lead.

It's something that's never been done in NBA history. The Dallas Mavericks are hoping to pull out of a 3-0 hole in the playoffs.

By CBSDFW Staff May 23, 2022 / 6:40 AM / CBS/AP DALLAS (CBSDFW..1:54PM ET Photo Composite by Luis G.May 22, 2022 That Wings jersey did, however, explain why the pair was there — Poole was rocking Arike Ogunbowale's No.

COM/AP) - It seemed to be all about rhythm and the Dallas Mavericks had a hard time keeping tempo.Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Andrew Wiggins' playoff career high 27 points included the dunk that was originally called an offensive foul and Golden State beat the Mavericks 109-100 Sunday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.Stephen Curry led the way with with 31 points, made five 3-pointers and dished out 11 assists while grabbing five rebounds."He's looking like Dominique Wilkins out there," Klay Thompson said of Wiggins after scoring 19 points as the Warriors moved to the brink of the NBA Finals, three years after the end of a five-year run that yielded three championships.The teen went to the bathroom at the American Airlines Center on April 8 and never returned, her family’s attorney Zeke Fortenberry of the Fortenberry Firm, PLLC said in a release, obtained by Fox News.Golden State, which swept Portland in its most recent West finals in 2019 before Toronto won the title, goes for the sweep in Game 4 on Tuesday in Dallas.He dunked over Luka Dončić, sending the 23-year-old to the ground, and the offensive-foul call was overturned.No team has rallied from 3-0 down to win an NBA playoff series.Poole hit a buzzer beater of his own 16 days later against 6th-seeded Houston in the second round of the men's tournament, spurring the Wolverines to a surprise National Championship appearance against Villanova.

"I love the position we're in," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said.If the Warriors sweep the series, it’ll be their sixth trip to the NBA finals in eight years.Gibson is charged with offering to engage in prostitution; Nelson, Hayes and Gonzales are charged with human trafficking and distribution of child pornography; Hill is charged with rape; Gibson and Alexander have felony warrants; and Wheeler has a robbery warrant."I love the fact that our team came in and got the win tonight.This was the one we felt like we had to get.Click here if you’re having trouble viewing the photos on your mobile device.Coming here up 2-0, you've got to take advantage of your momentum.She should never have had contact with the man at the Mavericks game." Luka Doncic scored 40 and beat the first-quarter buzzer with a 32-footer that got the crowd going with the Mavericks again at home trailing 2-0, as they did against top-seeded Phoenix before winning the West semifinal series in seven games.(Nhat V.

But that shimmy-inducing bucket from the young superstar was a blip on an otherwise rough night from 3-point range for the Mavericks, who missed their first seven and finished 13 of 45.Reggie Bullock and Maxi Kleber, two long-range specialists for Dallas, missed all 12 of their 3s combined and were 0-15 overall.(Nhat V.” The Dallas Police Department told Fox that officers took a report and included the missing teen in a bulletin.Both went scoreless, offsetting Spencer Dinwiddie's 26 points off the bench.Jalen Brunson scored 20.(Nhat V.Wiggins' one-handed dunk over Doncic midway through the fourth quarter was called a foul because his elbow made contact around Doncic's neck as Doncic jerked backward and fell.This victim’s life will forever be changed.

But the replay ruling after Kerr challenged was incidental contact, giving Golden State a 93-83 lead.(Nhat V."I got hit a little bit, but that was impressive," Doncic said."I'm not going to lie.(Nhat V.I saw the video again, and I was like, 'Oh..(Nhat V.

.' That was pretty incredible.(Nhat V.I wish had those bunnies." About a minute later, Wiggins, who matched his playoff career high with 11 rebounds, moved quickly down the right baseline for a follow dunk on a miss by Curry.(Nhat V."Just feeling the energy," Wiggins said of his dunk over Doncic.

"That's the main thing when I seen the rim.(Nhat V.That's all I seen.They tried to take it away from me, but.(Nhat V...(Nhat V.

" Wiggins said, interrupting himself with a laugh before thanking Kerr for the challenge.Curry scored 11 points in the third quarter, giving the Warriors their biggest lead at 78-64 with a step-back 3 in the final minute and turning to the national TV crew for a close-up view of his shoulder shimmy.(Nhat V.Doncic scored 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Mavericks tried desperately to close the gap, but fell to 2-6 in his three playoff seasons when the 23-year-old, three-time All-Star scores at least 40 points.One of Dinwiddie's 3-pointers got Dallas within five points with 1:15 remaining, but Jordan Poole answered with one from the left wing just inside the final minute.(Nhat V.The Mavericks, playing past the first round since first-year coach Jason Kidd was the point on the Dirk Nowitzki-led team that won the 2011 title, lost a nine-point lead in the final four minutes of the first half two nights after failing to hold a 19-point lead on the road in a Game 2 loss.

"This is just the beginning of this journey," Kidd said.(Nhat V."I know you guys have us winning the championship before the season started.And that's a joke if you didn't get it.(Nhat V.This is a lot bigger than just this one game or this series.This is huge for our franchise because none of you guys had us here.(Nhat V.

" First published on May 23, 2022 / 6:40 AM © 2022 CBS Interactive Inc.All Rights Reserved.(Nhat V.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.The Associated Press contributed to this report.(Nhat V.Thanks for reading CBS NEWS.

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