NBA: The Warriors stopped Mavericks from taking the lead in the 3-0 series

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Andrew Wiggins of the Golden State Warriors in the fourth quarter of Game Three of the 2022 NBA Playoff Western Conference Final on May 22, 2022 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Ron Jenkins / Getty Images / AFP

Stephen Curry dropped a team-high 31 points, Andrew Wiggins defended Luca Donsick defensively when he set a double-double record of his own, and the Golden State Warriors went into a win in the NBA Finals with a 109-100 road win over Dallas. Mavericks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final on Sunday night.

Wiggins finished the playoff career-high 27 points with 11 rebounds and Clay Thompson chipped in with 19 points as the Warriors led 3-0 in the seven-match series for a place in the NBA Finals. Like the sixth time in the last eight seasons.

Donsick had a game-high 40 points for the Mavericks, but needed 23 shots and 17 free throws to reach 40 for the second time in a row and for the eighth time in his career.

The Warriors could open a double-digit lead with scores from six different players in the third-quarter 30-21, with neither team scoring well, just 48-47 in the first half. Curry had 11 of 31 points in the quarter, including a pair of 3-pointers.

Mavericks Davis Bartons, who came back 2-0 and 3-2 to beat top-seeded Phoenix in the second round, came close to 89-83 with 7:16 left in the dungeon.

But Curry retaliated with a pair of free throws, and Wiggins blew the game with a pair of dunk, in one of which he flew over Donsick for an electric dunk which was originally called an offensive foul but was later reversed.

The Mavericks had one more run between them, with Doncic and Spencer Dinweidi finishing 104-99 in 3-pointers with more than a minute left, but Jordan Poole smashed a 3-pointer and had 54.2 seconds left to open one. Eight-point margin.

Curry completes her 31 points with a Game-High 11 Assist, while Surprised Game 2 star Kevin Looney just missed another double-double with nine points and a Game-High 12 rebound.

The 20 overall for Curry Shot 10 and the 20 for Wiggins 11 helped Golden State outperform the hosts by 46.9 percent to 40.0 percent.

Drymond Green and Poole each chipped in with 10 points for Golden State, which won a road game for an NBA-record 26th playoff series.

On the 26-point night, Donsick shot 3-pointers for 9 for 4 and Dinwiddie for 4 for 10, but the Mavericks achieved a 39-33 scoring edge from outside the arc although 13 more than 3-points. Efforts were made. The audience

Donsick also found time for a team-high 11 rebound for the Mavericks, where Jalen Brunson was Dallas’ third scorer with 20 or more points.

The other six Mavericks who watched the action combined for just 14 points.

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