What has Golden State done lately?
Would you believe me if I told you the Warriors actually lost a game since the Mavs saw them last? Well, they did. They fell to the Spurs the night after playing the Mavs. Hey, you can't win them all. Since then, Golden State has beaten the likes of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Clippers. They beat both of them handily. You can't keep this team down for long.
Which Warriors player might be due for a big game?
Hmm. Let's go with Klay Thompson. He has simply lit up the Mavs this season. In three games, Thompson is averaging 31.3 points on 56.1 percent shooting including 58.1 percent from behind the arc. That's insane. I expect him to have another big night because the Mavs don't have an answer for him.
What's the biggest matchup to watch?
The biggest matchup will be between the backcourts. Everyone knows that Stephen Curry and the aforementioned Thompson are scoring machines. If Dallas has any hopes of slowing down Golden State then they will need their guards to step up in a big way. Like bigger than they have ever done. J.J. Barea should probably reacquaint himself with the narrative of David and Goliath before the game.
How to watch
It's another late game for those of us in the Central time zone. You can catch the game at 9:30 p.m. on FSSW or NBA League Pass.