Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks: The Sons dominated the playoff tie in the first two games and the Mavericks responded strongly in the next two games and the tie was level 2-2.
But while the fifth game was always going to be interesting, it was never an even match as the Suns swept the Mavericks away with a 110–80 victory.
Doncic managed to score 28 points with 11 rebounds and also helped his team by providing 2 assists on the night.
His teammate Brunson was also looking very good till one point, taking 21 points, but the forward put up a disappointing performance, suffering a loss at the Footprint Center.
The match was evenly drawn as Sun was narrowly leading at 49–46, but things went out of hand for the Mavericks in the third quarter, as Sun looked unstoppable to take 72–60.
The night was absolutely terrifying for Reggie Bullock as he failed to open his account after 35 minutes on the court.
Devin Booker was the man of the night who damaged the Mavericks to pick up a significant 28 points and keep his team in the game for the most part of the match and eventually drive them to the finish line and take a significant lead in this well.
Luka Doncic: Luka Doncic has been in breathtaking form throughout the season and last night was no different as he scored 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 assists but failed to take his team to the finish line as his team suffered a loss and went back 3 to 2 in the playoff match.
Devin Booker: Since his return from injury, it looks like Devin Booker has picked up his form from where he left it.
Last night was one of Devin Booker’s classics as he managed 28 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists to ensure his team a crucial win in the playoffs.
Deandre Ayton: Deandre Ayton has responded to his critics and has shown once again that he is a scoring sensation for the Sons, securing 20 points with 9 rebounds and 2 assists to ensure a resounding victory for his team.
Phoenix Suns Vs Dallas Mavericks Lineup
- Mikal Bridges (F)
- Jae Crowder (F)
- Deandre Ayton (C)
- Chris Paul (G)
- Devin Booker (G)
- Dorian Finney-Smith (F)
- Reggie Bullock (F)
- Dwight Powell (C)
- Jalen Brunson (G)
- Luka Doncic (G)
Phoenix Suns Vs Dallas Mavericks | Match Conclusion
After finishing second in the last two encounters, the Sons have answered questions against the Mavericks by a huge 110-80 margin.
The Sons have proved all the pundits and critics wrong and set up an amazing playoff tie for NBA fans to watch.
Now that the Mavericks are down 3-2, it will be interesting to see how they return to Game-6 which will be a do-or-die game for them.
Dallas Mavericks Match Report
However, Jason Kidd’s side responded with two crucial wins in the last two games and they fell short again for the mighty Suns last night.
They were stunned by the Sons’ performance yesterday and seemed to have no clue how to stop fireman Devin Booker, who never has a bad day at the office, making things even worse for the Mavericks.
Finney-Smith and Reggie Bullock had a poor game and the latter could find their position under scrutiny by drawing 0 points in 35 minutes.
Jalen Brunson backed Luka Doncic but the hard work there was in vain as the others failed to recapitalize.
Luka Doncic has always been brilliant throughout the season and did not disappoint the fans as he managed to score yet another 28 points which went in vain.
Phoenix Suns Match Report
Monty Williams’ team was in great form in the first two games and almost all Suns fans were hoping for easy progress to the next round.
But the Mavericks gave the Sons a big reality check after they leveled the next two games and they answered the critics in full swing with a big win on Tuesday.
Devin Booker again proved his mettle with 28 points and Deandre Ayton backed him up with a crucial 20 points, and the defense credits the dangerous Luka Doncic and Jalen Brunson for keeping calm in the third quarter. Which was the turning point of the match.