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Revenge is on the mind of the Golden State Warriors.

After blowing a 21-point lead against the Dallas Mavericks Sunday night at Chase Center, the Warriors will have a shot at redemption as they’ll take on the Luka Doncic-led squad for the second time in three games.

The losers of six of their last eight games, Golden State is in the midst of its worst slump of the season. With three games remaining on this four-game road trip, Sunday’s gutting loss should be all the motivation the Warriors need to return to championship-contending form.

Wednesday, the Warriors were also joined by Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Thompson has missed the Warriors’ last two games with an illness and his status for Thursday has yet to be announced.

Green, on the other hand, is less likely to play as he continues his rehab on an injured back, which has kept him out of game-action since early January.

“We’ll see [Thompson] tomorrow. Draymond will be there, too,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said after Golden State’s 129-114 loss to the Timberwolves Monday. “It’ll be good to have those guys back. They’ll help us practice tomorrow and we’ll see if Klay is available.”

According to Stephen Curry, he believes just having Thompson and Green around the team again will help reel the team in and perhaps re-inspire the roster. After all, the trio that’s proven to be the core of the franchise has seen it all in the NBA together — including five-straight trips to the NBA Finals.

For now, the focus isn’t on the playoff for the Warriors. Rather, it’s the chance to get a team back on track that’s looked out of sorts even before the All-Star break. From a lack-luster effort defensively to an inefficient level of execution scoring, the Warriors simply haven’t been the team that appeared to be a true championship contender midway through the season.

A win against a scrappy Dallas team may spark those talks once again. The Mavericks have won eight of their last 10 games behind Doncic, who is averaging 33.2 points during that stretch.

Currently the Mavericks sit as the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference. Given their recent trend in the positive, there’s a good chance Golden State could meet Doncic’s team in the playoffs.

How to watch

Matchup: Golden State Warriors (43-18) Vs. Dallas Mavericks (37-25)

Date: Thursday, March 3

Time: 5:30 PM PT

Venue: American Airlines Center Dallas, TX

Betting Info

Spread: Warriors -2.5

Moneyline: Warriors -144, Mavericks +122

Over/Under: 219

Odds courtesy of Fanduel Sportsbook