Home NBA Mavericks advance to Conference Finals past No 1. seed Thunder

Mavericks advance to Conference Finals past No 1. seed Thunder

The Dallas Mavericks have advanced to the Western Conference Finals past the No. 1 seed Oklahoma City Thunder. Dallas overcame a 17-point deficit in the second half to close out the series.

Kyrie Irving maintained his perfect record in closeout games, contributing 22 points to the Mavericks’ 117-116 victory in Game 6.

P.J. Washington Jr. secured the win with two crucial free throws and an intentional miss in the final seconds after he was fouled while attempting a corner three.

Final 3:34 MUST-SEE ENDING #1 Thunder vs #5 Mavericks | Game 6 | May 18, 2024

Luka Doncic recorded a triple-double with 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists, playing a pivotal role in the win.

Derrick Jones Jr. had another big game for the Mavericks, scoring 22 points, good enough for a personal playoff career high.

Gilgeous-Alexander, the MVP runner-up, had 31 points but couldn’t carry the Thunder past Dallas.

Jalen Williams (22 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists) and Chet Holmgren (21 points) also delivered solid performances, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.

Dallas now prepares for a challenging series against either Denver or Minnesota, starting on Wednesday night.

Game Recap: Mavericks 117, Thunder 116
Exit mobile version