Warriors vs. Mavericks: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

The Golden State Warriors (43-19) play against the Dallas Mavericks (25-25) at American Airlines Center

Game Time: 8:30 PM EST on Thursday March 3, 2022

Golden State Warriors 0, Dallas Mavericks 0 (8:30 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Draymond Green is on the Warriors’ bench tonight in Dallas. – 8:39 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Seth Curry gets T’ed up. – 8:31 PM

Tom Dowd @TomDowd22
The YES feed I’m listening to is about :30 behind live game action so when we get a play like the Curry wedgie I know I’ve got something to look forward to. Ian and Sarah did not disappoint. – 8:26 PM

Dallas Mavericks @dallasmavs
Your first five on the floor tonight.
@ModeloUSA | #FightingSpirit pic.twitter.com/NO8wrsOgG48:26 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
Time to lock in
Stream the game LIVE » https://t.co/OMrtDtXZqd pic.twitter.com/losprzFXw88:20 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
Tonight’s starters vs. Dallas ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/KOe1hozTLg8:20 PM

Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Mavs starters: Bullock, DFS, Powell, Brunson, Doncic
GS starters: Wiggins, Payton, Looney, Thompson, Curry
7:40 tip @theeagledallas8:18 PM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
After back-to-back losses, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green joined the Warriors on their road trip in Dallas on Wednesday. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2022/03/02/kla…8:00 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Nets lead the Heat 26-13 with 4:10 left in the first quarter. Kevin Durant has nine points in eight minutes. Patty Mills, Curry and Dragic have all hit a 3, too. Nets shooting 65 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3. – 7:59 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
Klay’s got the hot hand pregame 👀 pic.twitter.com/SBJhuqkX507:58 PM

Stephen Curry @StephenCurry30
Lock in! #DubNation7:51 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
a minute of makes with Steph 💦 pic.twitter.com/9bAoU4KEW47:45 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Reporter on Zoom earlier tonight began a question to Jason Kidd with, “I’m not sure if you heard, but Luka Doncic was named player of the month today” . . .
Stop the presses! pic.twitter.com/f8mjv3FSXr7:41 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Backup center Bertans drops in a few 3s, then makes a half-courter on his third try. pic.twitter.com/2qN8QUmw2H7:37 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
early reps pic.twitter.com/rr1qLsnuiU7:32 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Joe Harris will have season-ending ankle surgery, Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks said in an interview with YES Network. “He is what defines a Brooklyn Net,” Marks said. The Nets acquired Seth Curry in the James Harden trade partly as insurance if Harris couldn’t return this season. – 7:26 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
In the zone pic.twitter.com/VQCXp2pJg77:25 PM

CJ Holmes @CjHolmes22
Warriors starters tonight against the Mavericks:
Steph Curry
Gary Payton II
Klay Thompson
Andrew Wiggins
Kevon Looney
Steve Kerr said Andre Iguodala is doubtful to play on this road trip, but scrimmaged for the first time in a while yesterday at practice. – 7:18 PM

Mark Followill @MFollowill
For Mavs vs Warriors tonight, Maxi Kleber is out (right ankle soreness). Coverage at 7p with Mavs Live and game broadcast at 730 on BSSW – 7:12 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Andre Iguodala remains doubtful to return on this road trip, per Kerr, but he’s scrimmaging and doing a bit more on the court. Doesn’t sound too far away from return. – 7:09 PM

Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Stephen Curry, Gary Payton II, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, and Kevon Looney are tonight’s starters for the Warriors. – 7:05 PM

Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
Warriors starting lineup tonight at DAL:
Curry, Thompson, Wiggins, GP2, Looney – 7:05 PM

Eddie Sefko @ESefko
Olay Thompson good to go tonight for Warriors, per Steve Kerr. – 7:04 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Warriors starters tonight in Dallas
Steph Curry
Gary Payton II
Klay Thompson
Andrew Wiggins
Kevon Looney – 7:04 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Might see Doncic play some small-ball center, too, Kidd says, if not tonight then soon. – 7:03 PM

Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Dragic, Curry, Durant, Brown and Drummond start tonight for the #Nets. It’s Brooklyn’s #NBA-leading 36th different starting lineup of the season. Dragic is the team-record-tying 19th player to start for Brooklyn this season. – 7:02 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Dragic starting against the Heat tonight.
Nets starting Dragic, Curry, Durant, Brown and Drummond. – 7:02 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Nets starters vs. Miami: Dragic, Curry, Durant, Brown and Drummond.
This is Brooklyn’s league-leading 36th starting lineup of the season.
Dragic is the franchise-record-tying 19th player to start a game for Brooklyn this season (record set last season). – 7:01 PM

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Luka Doncic as a point center in small-ball lineups is a look Jason Kidd wants to evaluate, maybe as soon as tonight.
On Luka as a rim protector, Kidd cracked: “Have you not seen him jump lately? He’s touching the top of the square.” – 7:00 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Bertans will play backup center tonight, Kidd says. Improvising with Kleber out. – 6:58 PM

Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Per JKidd: Maxi Kleber is out tonight (sore ankle). Mavs-GS 7:40 tip @theeagledallas6:53 PM

Eddie Sefko @ESefko
Maxi Kleber (ankle) is out tonight. – 6:52 PM

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Mavs PF/C Maxi Kleber (ankle) won’t play vs. the Warriors tonight. – 6:52 PM

Dallas Mavericks PR @MavsPR
Frank Ntilikina (right ankle sprain) will be available for tonight’s game against the Warriors. – 6:51 PM

CJ Holmes @CjHolmes22
Warriors guards Klay Thompson, Moses Moody and Damion Lee are all available tonight against the Mavericks. – 6:01 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Luka, Steph AND cups AND T-shirts?@AACenter fans’ cups runneth over tonight. pic.twitter.com/pNCVbychbw6:01 PM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
Warriors guards Klay Thompson (illness) and Moses Moody (eye) are listed as questionable for Thursday’s contest in Dallas. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2022/03/03/inj…6:00 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Face masks no longer required for fans attending Dallas Mavericks games at American Airlines Center dallasnews.com/sports/maveric…5:47 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
on the way ➡ pic.twitter.com/ycp4vL6nfM5:45 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Klay Thompson, Moses Moody and Damion Lee are all available tonight for the Warriors in Dallas. All three had injury designations. – 5:40 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The Wizards say Kristaps Porzingis (right knee bone bruise) remains out Friday against Atlanta.
It’ll be his eighth game missed since Washington’s trade to acquire Porzingis from Dallas but KP has begun to play some practice 5-on-5.
More NBA from me: marcstein.substack.com4:48 PM

Mark Followill @MFollowill
Luka Doncic is the Western Conference Player of the Month for February. He had the best calendar month scoring avg of his career and Mavs team history at 34.7 ppg in February…also avg 10.3 rpg & 8.8 assts. This is the 2nd PotM honor in his career along with Nov. 2019. – 4:00 PM

CJ Holmes @CjHolmes22
Warriors got a rematch with the Mavericks tonight. How are fans feeling? – 3:45 PM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
Will Steph Curry score 30+ points on the Mavericks? Make your predictions for the game here! warriorswire.usatoday.com/lists/golden-s…3:44 PM

Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Luka is the West Player of the Month for Feb. His 2nd PoM (Also Nov 2019) #thisisgoodthisisright3:27 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
Mavericks’ Luka Doncic named Western Conference Player of the Month dallasnews.com/sports/maveric…3:21 PM

Dallas Mavericks @dallasmavs
That’s a bad, bad man 😈
@Luka Doncic | #MFFL pic.twitter.com/Hvk8AVw6md3:18 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Luka Doncic in February:
34.7 PPG
10.3 RPG
8.8. APG
41.2 3P% on 9.7 attempts
He is the first player to average 30/10/8 on 40 3P% in a month since the three-point era (1980). pic.twitter.com/7yWAn5IvhI3:14 PM

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Over the past month, only Davis Bertans has taken more 3-point shots per 100 possessions than Malik Beasley.
Beasley has made 48.3% of his 3-point attempts in that month. – 3:09 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Devin Booker was a nominee for Western Conference Player of the Month. Luka Doncic won it – 3:05 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
In 10 February games Doncic posted otherworldly averages of 34.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists. He shot .457 from the field and .412 on 3-pointers.
The only other Mav with multiple Player of the Month awards is @Dirk Nowitzki, with six of them, most recently for April 2009. – 3:04 PM

Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Dončić and Chicago Bulls swingman DeMar DeRozan have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. pic.twitter.com/G3T4EVLxrU3:01 PM

Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn
Nuggets next 5 games:
HOU, took Utah to OT last night
NOP, 8-4 since Feb 1
GSW on b2b
@ SAC, always weird
GSW on b2b again – 3:01 PM

Dallas Mavericks PR @MavsPR
Luka Dončić has been named the Kia NBA Western Conference Player of the Month, marking the second time in his career he has received the honor (November 2019).
Dončić joins Dirk Nowitzki (6) as the only players in franchise history to win multiple Player of the Month awards. pic.twitter.com/xcMemR3lkE3:01 PM

Dallas Mavericks @dallasmavs
34.7 PPG | 10.3 RPG | 8.8 APG
Never a question 🪄 @Luka Doncic is your Western Conference Player of the Month!
#MFFL pic.twitter.com/BReQivmjlZ3:01 PM

JD Shaw @JShawNBA
Mavericks guard Luka Doncic and Bulls guard/forward DeMar DeRozan have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Month: pic.twitter.com/u6lY5TTI6q3:00 PM

Cody Taylor @CodyTaylorNBA
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Dončić and Chicago Bulls guard/forward DeMar DeRozan have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. pic.twitter.com/E5WZpU22Uy3:00 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
NBA Players of the Month for February: Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and Bulls’ DeMar DeRozan. – 3:00 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Chicago’s DeMar DeRozan were just named Western and Eastern Conference Player of the Month by the NBA.
More NBA from me: marcstein.substack.com3:00 PM

Golden State Warriors @warriors
14.8 PPG | 57.6 FG% | 4.7 RPG
@Jonathan Kuminga‘s rise continued in the month of February 📽️ pic.twitter.com/kjxpSKXVrp2:33 PM