Klay Thompson and Luka Doncic were going all in and against each other in Game 5 of the western conference finals. As both, the Warriors and the Mavericks wanted to win it and it was also a do-or-die situation for the Mavs but unfortunately, they didn’t survive. As unexpectedly Klay Thompson took over the game and had it well-controlled whereas Luka Doncic was helplessly watching it all go southwards. The Stephen Curry-led Golden State Warriors got the dub and once again told the world that they are back in business and it isn’t to get past them as they closed the series at 4-1 and pulled the curtains down on the Dallas Mavericks while advancing to the NBA Finals.
The Golden State Warriors hosted the Dallas Mavericks at Chase Center for Game 5 of the series. The game was closely contested and head to head but favored the Golden State Warriors from the starting minutes. The Warriors were comparatively better than the Mavericks on most of the ends which eventually got them the dub. Klay Thompson was also back in form and single-handedly ran the offensive end while the Mavs were nothing but speechless spectating the Game 5 Klay Thompson takeover and pull down the curtains on them. The final box score stands at 120-110 favoring the Golden State Warriors as Stephen Curry walked away with the Western Conference Finals MVP Trophy. Luka Doncic though played his heart and soul on the court and was even successful many times but ended up selling the lead and yes, the series too. Now the Dallas Mavericks will bounce back in the next season while improving them during the offseason.
In the game, Klay Thompson dropped 32 points, 3 assists, and 2 rebounds and he also gets most of the credits for the dub. While Luka Doncic was limited to 28 points, 6 assists, and 9 rebounds. Both of the players also made it to the headlines as a video of their sharing a moment of respect stands viral on all over the internet. Luka Doncic and the Warriors stars like Draymond Green, Stephen Curry, and Klay Thompson were part of many verbal exchanges throughout the series but in the end, it’s nothing but love between the players.
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NBA Fans react to Klay Thompson and Luka Doncic sharing a moment of respect for each other
In the post-game after the Dubs got the Dub. Luka Doncic met, congratulated, and talked with many stars of the Warriors on the court. But his exchange with Klay Thompson made it to the headlines as they talked for a while and showed some love and respect to each other. Many think both of them have quite a similar game style even though Klay is a better shooter but got ruined by injuries Luka can pace up and be great just like the Headband star who has some of the best closeout performances in the league’s history. Find some of many such reactions posted by fans on social media platforms here below: