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NBA Playoffs: “Monumental Comeback”: Kevon Looney’s astounding night lifts Golden State Warriors to a dramatic win

On Friday night, the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 19-point deficit to defeat the Dallas Mavericks 126-117 in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals.

The Warriors’ first-half performance may have been hampered by careless mistakes, which allowed them to build a 19-point lead. The Warriors, though, pulled off a stunning rally to win 126-117.

Luka Doncic and Jalen Brunson led a dangerous Mavericks attack in the opening two quarters, raising the score to 72-58. The Warriors appeared to have little chance of turning things around until they resolved to give it their best as a team.

Kevon Looney scored a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds in the second half, helping the Warriors erase a 19-point lead by hammering the Mavericks’ undersized front line.

Loon was just brilliant again,Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors coach said. “He’s incredibly underrated by everybody. He switches onto guards, he rebounds, he sets screens, and in a series like this, it’s so spread out, he’s able to score some buckets in the paint as well. Loon is everybody’s favorite guy. He’s so respected in the locker room. He’s an incredible pro. He does his job every day, whether we play him for 10 minutes or 32.

What contributed to Golden State Warriors win over Dallas Mavericks

The Golden State Warriors defeat the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2

Dallas began to lose steam in the third quarter, contributing to their slow start. The squad led for the majority of the game but couldn’t hold off the Warriors.

With 42 points, Doncic led all scorers. He shot 12-of-23 from the field and 5-of-10 from beyond the arc. Brunson finished with 31 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists, but couldn’t catch up with the Warriors quickly closing the gap.

Eventually, an outstanding performance by the Golden State led to their victory and the Mavericks would have to look for another chance.

When will the Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference take place

Game 3 will take place on Sunday night at 9 p.m. ET in Dallas. Golden State is one game away from returning to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2019.

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