Dallas faces Golden State, looks to end 3-game slide

3 years 3 months 4 days ago Saturday, March 23 2019 Mar 23, 2019 March 23, 2019 2:16 AM March 23, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

Dallas Mavericks (28-44, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (49-22, first in the Western Conference)

Oakland, California; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas looks to break its three-game skid with a win against Golden State.

The Warriors have gone 25-10 at home. Golden State leads the Western Conference averaging 117.6 points and shooting 48.7 percent.

The Mavericks are 14-30 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is 9-20 in games decided by 10 points or more. The Warriors won the last meeting between these two teams 119-114 on Jan. 13. Stephen Curry led Golden State to the win with a 48-point performance.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cousins leads the Warriors with 8.0 rebounds and averages 15.8 points. Draymond Green is shooting 46.5 percent and averaging 6.2 points over the last 10 games for Golden State.

Luka Doncic has averaged 21 points and 7.5 rebounds for the Mavericks. Jalen Brunson has averaged 4.6 assists and scored 16.7 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 1-9, averaging 107.8 points, 41.4 rebounds, 23.9 assists, 5.7 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.3 points on 48.5 percent shooting.

Warriors: 6-4, averaging 109.4 points, 46 rebounds, 28.2 assists, eight steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.7 points on 43.3 percent shooting.

Warriors Injuries: Andrew Bogut: out (rest), Damian Jones: out (torn left pectoral), Stephen Curry: out (rest), Shaun Livingston: out (rest).

Mavericks Injuries: Tim Hardaway Jr.: out for season (leg), Kristaps Porzingis: out for season (knee), J.J. Barea: out for season (lower leg).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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