Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving's dads embraced following the Dallas Mavericks' Game 4 win.

Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving's Dads Shared Sweet Moment After Mavericks' Game 4 Win

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić's father Saša shared a sweet moment with Kyrie Irving's dad Drederick following the team's 122–84 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night at the American Airlines Center.

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Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving's dads embraced following the Dallas Mavericks' Game 4 win.

Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving's Dads Shared Sweet Moment After Mavericks' Game 4 Win

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić's father Saša shared a sweet moment with Kyrie Irving's dad Drederick following the team's 122–84 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night at the American Airlines Center.

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