NBA Playoffs Pre-Gamin’: WCF Game 5 – Mavs at Warriors (8:00 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors get another shot at closing out Luka Dončić and the Dallas Mavericks tonight after Luka’s performance in another elimination game proved too much for Golden State on Tuesday night. Dončić is averaging 36.6 points per contest in five elimination games this postseason, the most in NBA history per StatMuse.

Does Luka have any more magic left for the Mavs, or will Golden State punch their ticket to the Finals tonight?

Broadcast Info & Game/Series Details

Tip: 8:00 PM (CT)
Location: Chase Center, San Francisco
Series: GSW leads 3-1
Odds: DAL -6.5, O/U 215.5

Starting Lineups

Dallas Mavericks

1. Jalen Brunson
2. Luka Dončić
3. Reggie Bullock
4. Dorian Finney-Smith
5. Dwight Powell

Injury Report: Tim Hardaway OUT (foot)

Golden State Warriors

1. Stephen Curry
2. Klay Thompson
3. Andrew Wiggins
4. Draymond Green
5. Kevon Looney

Injury Report: James Wiseman OUT (knee), Gary Payton II OUT (elbow), Andre Iguodala OUT (neck), Otto Porter DTD (foot)

Pre-Game Reading


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