Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic had a massive triple-double in a win over the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 6. Here is a look at his performance.
The Dallas Mavericks are in the middle of a six-game homestand. It started with a win over the Brooklyn Nets before dropping an overtime game against the Charlotte Hornets. They hosted the Chicago Bulls on Monday evening before the competition heats up to close it out.
The Bulls had lost three straight games coming in. The contest felt like a must-win for Dallas to get back on track. Chicago has been struggling to score, and the Mavs entered as significant favorites.
Tim Hardaway Jr. was making his return as well. He injured his hamstring against the Los Angeles Lakers on Dec. 29. THJ missed three straight games before returning against the Bulls. He made an immediate impact by scored 15 points in 22 minutes. THJ gave the Mavs some needed scoring punch.
The Dallas Mavericks controlled the game against the Chicago Bulls. They jumped out to early lead and never looked back in securing the 118-100 victory on Jan. 6.
Luka Doncic was once again led the way for Dallas. He had an ultra-efficient triple-double against the Bulls. Luka finished with 38 points, 11 rebounds, ten assists, five 3-pointers made, one block, and two turnovers in 34 minutes of action. He was 14 of 24 from the field. The one area Doncic struggled was at the foul line. He sank just five of his nine free throws.
Here is a closer look at the outstanding performance from Luka.