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Following a hard-fought victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, Dallas Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd emphasized the importance of staying focused despite taking a 2-1 lead in the playoff series.

Despite the win, Kidd stressed that the Mavericks have not achieved anything significant yet and urged his team to maintain their hunger and determination.

“We haven’t done nothing. We haven’t achieved anything. We have to stay hungry…. We’re focused on Game 4 and putting our best foot forward to win,” Kidd said postgame, via Mike Curtis.

Kidd’s comments come after a closely contested battle that saw the Mavericks edge out the Thunder with a final score of 105-101 in Game 3.

Luka Doncic, despite facing injury concerns, delivered a strong performance with 22 points and 15 rebounds, showcasing his resilience and leadership on the court.

P.J. Washington emerged as a key scorer for the Mavericks, leading the team with 27 points and providing crucial offensive contributions.

Kyrie Irving’s clutch play in the final minutes of the game proved decisive, helping the Mavericks secure the victory and seize control of the series.

With Game 4 on the horizon, Kidd emphasized the importance of maintaining their focus and continuing to strive for success in the playoffs.