Mavs Defeat Thunder in Game 3 to Gain Series Lead

The Dallas Mavericks is now in the lead, 2-1, against the Oklahoma City Thunder in their best of seven series for the NBA Western Conference Championship. The final score is 93-87 in favor of the Mavs. Oklahoma had the home court advantage on this game.

Shawn Marion and Dirk Nowitzki lead the Mavs, both scoring 18 points with 4 rebounds. Jason Kidd added 13 points , 6 rebounds and 8 assists. For the Thunder, Kevin Durant had double-double figures by bagging 24 points and 13 rebounds. Russell Westbrook chipped in 30 points but had 7 turnovers. The Mavs had a team total of 21 assists as compared to only 11 for the Thunder. Durant’s team also had very poor three point shooting, sinking only 1 out of 17 attempts.

Game 4 will be on May 23, 9PM EDT. Oklahoma will have another home court advantage. Both teams have lost one home court game. Game 6 will be in Oklahoma as well but Games 5 and 7 will be held in Dallas.

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