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May 22, 2022; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) looks to pass as Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22)and Golden State Warriors guard Moses Moody (4) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half in game three of the 2022 Western Conference finals at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

DALLAS (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Andrew Wiggins added 27 while posterizing Luka Doncic on a dunk and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-100 Sunday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Klay Thompson scored 19 with a pair of big fourth-quarter 3-pointers as the Warriors moved within a victory of a return to the NBA Finals, three years after the end of a run of five consecutive trips that yielded three championships.

Golden State goes for the sweep in Game 4 on Tuesday in Dallas. No team has rallied from 3-0 down to win an NBA playoff series.

Doncic scored 40 points for the Mavericks, who missed their first seven 3-point attempts and finished 13 of 45.

Reggie Bullock and Maxi Kleber missed all 12 of their 3s combined and were 0-15 overall. Both went scoreless, offsetting Spencer Dinwiddie’s 26 points off the bench. Jalen Brunson scored 20.

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