Is Mike Conley playing tonight against Dallas Mavericks in Game 3? Latest on Timberwolves guard's status (May 26)

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Is Mike Conley playing tonight against Dallas Mavericks in Game 3?

Mike Conley will play in the upcoming Game 3 of the Minnesota Timberwolves' Western Conference final series against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. His involvement in the contest was earlier listed as questionable.

Conley has played in all of the Timberwolves' postseason games this season, except Game 5 of the conference semifinals against the Denver Nuggets. The Timberwolves guard made his most recent appearance in Game 2 of the ongoing series. He had 18 points, five rebounds, five assists, one steal, and one block in a losing effort as the team now trails 0-2 in the best-of-seven series.

What happened to Mike Conley?

Mike Conley has been dealing with a right soleus strain which he reportedly suffered during Game 4 of their conference semifinals against the Denver Nuggets.

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Though he was listed out for the following game, Conley returned for Game 6 of the series and has been active for the team ever since. However, Conley has been on the injury report regularly, suggesting that he may still be bothered by the injury.

Mike Conley's stats vs. Dallas Mavericks

Mike Conley has played 55 games against the Dallas Mavericks in the regular season and has won 30 of them in his career. He has averaged 14.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.2 steals per game against the Mavericks in the regular season.

The Timberwolves guard has also played eight playoff games versus the Mavericks and has won two of them. The Mavericks previously defeated Conley and the Utah Jazz in six games in the first-round playoff series of the 2022 NBA playoffs.

Conley is averaging 12.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 1.5 steals while shooting 42.9% from the field, including 27.3% from beyond the arc, in the ongoing series ahead of Game 3.

The former NBA All-Star also averaged 10.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists as the Minnesota Timberwolves secured a 3-1 record against the Dallas Mavericks in the 2023–24 regular season.

Mike Conley and the third-seed Timberwolves will look to avoid going down 0-3 against the fifth-seed Mavericks and get back on the winning track with a victory on the road in the upcoming Game 3.

How to watch Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 3?

Game 3 of the Timberwolves-Mavericks Western Conference finals is scheduled to tipoff at 8:00 p.m. ET at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Sunday.

The game will be nationally televised on TNT and will also be available to be live-streamed on Sling TV, FuboTV and via the NBA League pass.

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