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What to know about NBA finals at the American Airlines Center

The Dallas Mavericks dribbled through playoffs for to the NBA Finals. See what’s next at the American Airlines Center.

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Take the Trinity Railway Express from Fort Worth to Victory Station for games at the American Airlines Center.

It’s a record year for North Texas sports — fresh off a Texas Rangers World Series championship, DFW is gearing up for more professional sports playoffs with the Dallas Mavericks headed to the NBA finals.

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The NBA Finals will head to Dallas for Game 3.

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🏀 On the court

The Dallas Mavericks earned their first NBA Finals berth in 13 seasons after defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday.

Led by MVP Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving, the No. 5 seeded Mavs will take on the No. 1 seeded Boston Celtics starting on Thursday, June 6 at the TD Garden — hey there, BOStoday. Watch Game 1 at 7:30 on ABC.

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What a season for the Dallas Stars.

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🏒 On the ice

That’s a wrap, folks — the Dallas Stars fell in six games to the Edmonton Oilers in the NHL Western Conference finals and will wait another year to take up the quest for the Stanley Cup. This is the second season in a row that the team lost in the conference finals — but we still love ‘em.

📍 At the AAC

The Mavs will return to the American Airlines Center for Game 3 on Wednesday, June 13 + Game 4 on Friday, June 14. If necessary, the teams will take to the court for Game 6 on Thursday, June 20. Cross your fingers for last-minute tickets.

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