Mavs Talk: ‘We Can All Shoot' - Finney-Smith

Dallas Mavs Talk: ‘We Can All Shoot,’ Says Dorian Finney-Smith Following Last Preseason Game
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The Dallas Mavericks closed out the 2020-2021 preseason in thrilling fashion on Thursday, falling to the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime, 129-127. Mavs superstar Luka Doncic and Timberwolves first-overall pick Anthony Edwards both shined in the American Airlines Center, logging 20 and 17 points for their respective teams.

Here's Mavs Talk from the locker room ...

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Mavs coach Rick Carlisle on Josh Richardson:

I like Josh on both sides of the ball … He’s a better shooter than a lot of people think.. Defensively, he has a presence… I think he and Luka have a good connection.”

Dorian Finney-Smith on the Mavericks three-point shooting ability:

“We all can shoot. That's what make us hard to guard.”

Maxi Kleber on Mavericks scoring:

“We don’t want to only rely on the 3-point shot … We have to have a good balance between layups and 3-point shots.”

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on preseason:

“We learned some things about our guys and got a chance to work on chemistry, work on playing together, work on defending together … All in all, I thought it was fine.”

Maxi Kleber talking about the team chemistry:

“I think we have great chemistry … Guys like James Johnson and J.-Rich - great vets- came here and are helping everybody talk to everybody."

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The Mavericks finished their preseason at 2-1 and will focus on their first regular season game scheduled for Wednesday, December 23 in Phoenix against All-Star guard Chris Paul and his new Suns squad.