The Thunder made it easy 1-0 against the Mavericks, Doncic down

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The role of the favorite confirmed early morning Thunder, who managed to put on a show of strength against the Mavericks, winning 117-95 in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals NBA.

The duo of Cy Gilgeous-Alexander and Chet Holmgren made the difference for Oklahoma after Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving couldn’t do much for Dallas.

Specifically, Gilgeous-Alexander scored 29 points (19 in the half), while he had 9 rebounds, 9 assists, two blocks and a steal, while Holmgren finished the game with 19 points (on 8/16 shooting from the field and 2/ 5 threes), 7 rebounds, three blocks and 2 steals.

The help of Aaron Wiggins was also important, coming off the bench, he scored 16 valuable points.

The Mavs tried to mount a comeback in the third period, with Irving scoring 9 points and making a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 66-65, but it wasn’t enough for the Texas team. Luka Doncic scored 19 points, while he had 6 rebounds and 9 assists.

The Thunder responded to Dallas’ counterattack with a 14-4 run and in the 4th quarter went on another 28-16 run, easily reaching the final result.

The twelve minutes: 23-23, 62-53, 89-79, 117-95

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Source: Sport Fm

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