The Phoenix Suns host the Dallas Mavericks in a crucial Game 5 on Tuesday night as the teams reach a tie in their second-round series. Dallas tied the series 2-2 thanks to two home wins over the weekend. That includes Sunday’s win when the Mavericks knocked down 20 3-pointers.
So who will prevail in the series? Can Luka Doncic lead Dallas to a traffic accident? Or will defending Western Conference champions Suns come within a win of the 2022 Conference Finals? Here’s everything you need to know about Game 5 on Tuesday.
Suns vs Mavericks Game 5
- time: 10 p.m. | date: Tuesday, May 10th
- TV channel: TNT | Live broadcast: TNT app
- opportunities: DEL +230; PHX-280; O/U: 215 (via Caesars Sportsbook)
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The big Game 4 story for the Mavericks was their red-hot 3-point shooting in a 111-101 win. The Mavs made 20 triples as a team, all with Doncic going 1-for-10 on his long-distance attempts. The non-Luka Mavs shot an amazing 19 for 34 on 3-pointers. Dorian Finney-Smith hit eight of his 12 attempts from beyond the arc and Davis Bertans hit another four 3s..
For the Suns, Chris Paul was essentially not a factor in the Game 4 loss. Paul picked up four fouls before halftime and was out of the game in just 23 minutes, scoring five points on four field goal attempts. Devin Booker was down 35 points in Sunday’s loss but he needs more help if the Suns are to progress.
After 25 points in Game 1 of the series, Deandre Ayton was relatively calm for Phoenix. Expect the Suns to get more involved with their big man and for Paul to stay on the court and make his usual difference in the fourth quarter. If the Mavs can’t turn the lights back on, Phoenix should go into Game 6 with a 3-2 lead. Choice: Suns
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