Mavericks: 5 best Luka Doncic moments this season
4. Hits dragger to defeat Spurs
The first Luka Doncic 40-point triple-double came against the rival San Antonio Spurs on Nov. 18. He started hot, this time inside the American Airlines Center. Doncic had 17 points in the first quarter. This was all part of an unbelievable beginning to his second season. It seemed like he did something that placed him in historic company during every game.
The moment of the night was Luka’s step back three to clinch the victory with under 30 seconds remaining. The Spurs hung tough the entire night. They were down just two points before Doncic hit this difficult shot to finish them off. See the play below.
Doncic produced 42 points, 11 rebounds, and 12 assists in 35.3 minutes. He shot 14 of 27 from the field including hitting five 3-pointers. Luka set a new career-high in points and had his sixth triple-double in the first 13 games of this season. He had the entire arsenal on display again.
It was another incredible performance by Luka. He had the Mavericks looking like a playoff group as the season was just getting underway. It was a massive improvement after three straight years in the lottery. For more on his performance against the Spurs, fans can check here.
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