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Dallas Mavericks: Jalen Brunson proves do not lose a bet with Luka Doncic

Dallas Mavericks Jalen Brunson Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Jalen Brunson Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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Dallas Mavericks: Jalen Brunson pays off bet with Luka Doncic in custom Cowboys jersey

The Dallas Mavericks hosted the Minnesota Timberwolves in their team’s final preseason game on Dec. 17. They only had one home game in the shortened build up. It was odd seeing the American Airlines Center without fans during Thursday’s game.

Luka Doncic did not play his best, but he helped the Mavericks build a 15-point lead at the end of three quarters only to watch the reserves let it slip away in the overtime loss. Jalen Brunson had an off night as he finished one of nine from the field.

Perhaps, paying off a bet pregame threw him off. Fans saw Brunson’s tweet about what jersey Luka should get him. The bet was paid off on Thursday, and the jersey was not one people expected. Let us take a closer look.

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Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson pays off bet with Luka Doncic in hilarious fashion

Doncic went with the custom jersey for the bet, and it turned out embarrassing for Brunson. Check it out below.

Luka is extremely competitive, so making a wager with him often ends badly. JB is an Eagles fan meaning wearing the rival Cowboys gear always hurts. Doncic and Brunson have made some friendly bets over the years, but this one was JB’s most embarrassing pay off. Props to Brunson for following through.

Could there be a few more friendly wagers between the two Mavericks guards this season? Fans can bank on that. The two love to give each other a hard time, so expect the bets to keep coming.

The Dallas Mavericks have wrapped up the preseason and are just days away from the regular-season opener. Fans will not want to miss a game as Luka Doncic attempts to lead the Mavs back to the playoffs. Nobody in Dallas will happy with a first-round exit in 2021. The Mavericks want to contend for a title, and they are closer than most fans think. Stay tuned for what promises to be a special year of Mavericks basketball.

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