The Warriors beat the Mavericks and are now in the NBA Finals.

Warriors beat the Mavericks NBA Finals, The Warriors have been out of the playoffs for two years, but now they are back in the NBA Finals.

SAN FRANCISCO — Thursday night at Chase Center, gold confetti fell from the ceiling as the Warriors embraced each other.

After not being there for two years, Golden State is back in the NBA Finals.

“There’s no doubt that we all feel the same way,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after winning the Western Conference title. “It’s been hard for all of us since the ’19 Finals. So to be back is a big deal for all of us.”

Warriors beat the Mavericks NBA Finals

This is the Warriors’ sixth trip to the championship series in the last eight years. Only four other NBA teams have done this, and the last team to do it was Michael Jordan’s Bulls in the 1990s.

Many people had given up on the team before beating the Dallas Mavericks 4-1 in the series and winning 120-110 at the Chase Center on Thursday.

Klay Thompson’s injury ended his career, and Kevin Durant left the team after the Warriors lost the 2019 NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors. In 2020, Golden State had the worst record in the league. The following season, Stephen Curry got hurt, so the Warriors had to turn their attention to the future. They started training the next generation of players in the hopes of making another championship run with this core.

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Still, many people doubted that the Warriors would ever be able to get back to this stage.

Most preseason rankings for the Western Conference had Golden State finishing somewhere in the middle. However, FiveThirtyEight said that the team had a.5% chance of getting to the NBA Finals.

Even though three of their stars were hurt all season, the Warriors beat the odds and expectations. It was up to Kerr to put it all together in real-time during the postseason.

Draymond Green said, “You feel great about it.” “Dynasty is over when the last person is counted out. It’s great to get back here.”

Warriors beat the Mavericks NBA Finals

Curry added, “On the inside, we’re all very proud of what it took to get back here.” After everything we’ve been through, it’s a sweet reward.”

In the first round, the Warriors beat back-to-back MVP Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets in five games. Then, they beat Ja Morant and the young, rising Grizzlies in six games in the second round.

In the Western Conference finals, the Warriors beat the Mavericks and Luka Doni, one of the league’s best young players.

Warriors beat the Mavericks NBA Finals, The Warriors have their rising stars, like Jordan Poole and Moses Moody, who are essential parts of the team’s future and showed off their skills in this series.

Poole said, “This is an extraordinary moment”, as he wore a hat and T-shirt from the Western Conference Finals Champions. “We worked hard all season to get to this point. A lot of ups and downs. It’s a big deal that this guy can win the Western Conference.

Warriors beat the Mavericks NBA Finals

The Warriors’ dynastic core led the way to the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

After being quiet for most of this series, Thompson scored 32 points and made eight 3-pointers. Thompson scored 19 points in the first two-quarters of this game, more than he had scored in the first halves of his four previous games. Thompson shimmied at the gold-clad Chase Center crowd after making a 3-pointer in the second quarter. This caused Mavericks coach and Bay Area basketball legend Jason Kidd to call a timeout.

Then, with about two minutes left in the fourth quarter, Curry hit a 3-pointer from the corner. This got the home crowd on their feet, where they stayed for the rest of the game.

Curry had 15 points and nine assists in the Western Conference finals. He was named the most valuable player. Green scored 17 points, made 6 of 7 shots, and gave out 9 assists. And both Kevon Looney and Andrew Wiggins scored 20 points and 10 rebounds. Looney had 10 points and the game’s most rebounds (18), while Wiggins had 18 points and 10 rebounds.

The Warriors had a 17-point lead at halftime and kept it. Their lead grew to 23 points, but the Mavericks returned with a 14-2 run at the end of the third quarter to close the gap to 10 points.

But Doni and his team couldn’t come up with enough stops on defence and points to beat the Warriors.

Since Kerr took over in 2014, the Warriors have never lost a Western Conference final. And they are still undefeated at home in the postseason. However, they are now 9-0.
Curry said, “Just taking a moment to think about and enjoy this moment because you can’t take it for granted and nothing is ever certain. We know how hard it is to win.” “This is certainly unique. I’m proud of everyone in that locker room, because they’ve stuck with it all year. Now we have a job to do.”

Golden will have a week off before hosting Game 1 of the NBA Finals on June 2 against the winner of the Eastern Conference finals between the Celtics and Heat.

At the moment, Boston is up 3-2 in the series against Miami.

Green said, “I’ve always said that no one has shown they can beat us when we’re together.” “This is still true.

“I can’t say I went into this season thinking, ‘Hey, we’re going to win a championship or make it to the NBA Finals. But I’ve always thought that we three had a chance.”

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