NBA Playoffs: Dallas Mavericks with horror halftime

The Phoenix Suns returned with a dominant performance, winning Game 5 against the Dallas Mavericks. In a 110:80 win, all levees broke in the third quarter.

After the first half, the Suns finally flexed their muscles after the break. Devin Booker was the leader with 28 points (11/19 FG), and support came from all sides. Chris Paul remained very inconspicuous as the top scorer (7 points), but he distributed 10 assists. Dunder Eaton scored 20 points and 9 rebounds.

Luka Doncic topped the Mavericks team’s top scorer with 28 points (10/23) and 10 rebounds. With the exception of Galen Bronson (21, 9/16), he received little support, only Davis Bertans (10, 3/4 3FG) ending up in double digits. Maxi Clipper also stayed below his potential (4, 1/5 FG, 6 rebounds).

The Mavs took their excellent shot from Game 4 and hit three of their first five three-pointers, Finney-Smith had two of them. Doncic in another Making it 15:9, on the other hand, as usual, Booker took the lead early on. The All-Star hit a series of heavy hitters from a 12-point middle distance in the first quarter, with Doncic at 11. 26:23 Dallas after 12 minutes.

Leave a Comment