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Kyrie Irving of the Mavericks goes viral for nicknames for his father, Luka Doncic's father

The Dallas Mavericks avoided elimination on Friday, earning their first NBA Finals victory over the Boston Celtics. It was a crushing victory, with the blue team in control throughout. As the game drew to a close, cameras caught the fathers of Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic hugging each other. Both looked visibly happy with the outcome of Game 4, and the joyous moment went viral online.

In fact, Kyrie was even shown the video on Father's Day and gave the older men nicknames that came from a certain Pixar film from two decades ago.

“Frozone and Mr. Incredible, (also) known as my dad and Luka's dad, hugging and watching their sons and their team succeed,” Irving said. “You know they sacrificed a lot so we can be here, so kudos to them, especially on this Father's Day, man.”

To further put things into context, Frozone and Mr. Incredible are two superheroes from The Incredibles, an animated film about a family with superpowers trying to live normal lives. For many who grew up in the 2000s, the film is a childhood classic, and it seems like Irving himself is one of them.

Game 4 was an early Father’s Day gift from Kyrie and Luka

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Returning to the topic of Father's Day, Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic gave their old men an early gift with the win in Game 4. Both players combined for 50 points to lead Dallas as they defeated their opponents by a margin of 38 points.

Doncic led the way in scoring in the first half, scoring 25 points by halftime. He finished with 29 points, five assists and five rebounds in over 32 minutes of play. Irving, on the other hand, finished his night with 21 points and six assists.

The Mavericks were simply superior to the Celtics. As a team, Dallas made 50.5% of its three-point shots and 15 of its 37 attempts (40.5%). Boston, on the other hand, made just 36.2% of its field attempts.

The Mavericks not only scored more points than their opponents, but also dominated the rebounding. Led by the energetic Dereck Lively, Dallas outrebounded Boston 52-31. Lively himself grabbed 12 rebounds – seven of them on offense.

In addition, the Mavericks showed increased defensive intensity on Friday. They forced Jrue Holiday into five turnovers while their defense forced Jayson Tatum into three. The Celtics had 13 total turnovers, and the crowd at the American Airlines Center enjoyed it.

The series now moves to Boston for Game 5 and the Mavericks' fight for survival begins again.