Golden State Warriors beat Dallas Mavericks to reach Finals for sixth time in eight years


On Thursday, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 to clinch a return to the NBA Finals.

Following a two-year absence, the Warriors won the Western Conference finals 4-1, with Klay Thompson scoring a game-high 32 points.

They are the only team since the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s to reach the Finals six times in eight years.

From June 2, the Golden State Warriors will play either the Boston Celtics or the Miami Heat, with Boston having the opportunity to clinch the Eastern Conference finals at home on Friday.