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3 takeaways from Dallas Mavericks Game 2 Western Conference Finals loss to Warriors

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Takeaway from Dallas Mavericks WCF Game 2 loss to Warriors: 2. Dubs never stop

The Mavs dominated the first half, including pushing the lead to 19 points. Dallas appeared to be in control on the road, but Golden State is never out of the game, and they have the confidence to come back no matter the deficit.

The Warriors went nuclear in the second half to propel them to victory. It is the runs that have taken Dallas out of the first two games. Golden State starts making shots, and they just keep pushing the pace and finding open looks.

The Warriors outscored Dallas by 23 over the final 24 minutes to give them a 2-0 lead in the series. They made 14 of 28 3-pointers in Game 2 as Golden State shot 56.1 percent from the field. The Mavericks had no answers for the Warriors' attack in the second half as Stephen Curry put the dagger in Dallas.

Curry had 32 points, eight rebounds, and five assists on 11 of 21 shooting from the field, including making six 3-pointers. The Mavs need to slow down the two-time MVP and figure out a way to minimize those runs if they want to get back into the series in Dallas.