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Luka Doncic looks a step slow for Mavericks in Game 1 vs. Thunder

Posted on AllSides May 7th, 2024
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OKLAHOMA CITY — The “MVP! MVP!” chants began in the second quarter, every time Shai Gilgeous-Alexander went to the free-throw line, which on this Tuesday night in Paycom Center became a rather lengthy parade. The Mavericks and this second-round playoff series’ other MVP finalist, Luka Doncic, couldn’t muster a rebuttal to those chants. Gilgeous-Alexander’s 29 points, nine rebounds and nine assists led OKC to a surprisingly easy 117-95 victory in Game 1 of this best-of-seven series while the Thunder limited Doncic to 19 points on 6-of-19 shooting. Thus continued a...

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