The Dallas Mavericks topped the Pacers last time out. Superstar Luka Doncic has had a triple-double in four his last six games. Defenses have been selling out to stop Doncic, but it just opens the floor for his teammates. The Mavs superstar continues to prove he is unstoppable no matter what the opposition throws at him.
Dallas wrapped up their three-game road trip on Friday night in San Antonio against the Spurs. It was the first meeting of the season between the division rivals. Luka Doncic dominated the Spurs a season ago as the Mavericks won three of the four meetings.
The 21-year-old superstar kept it going on Jan. 22 as he had another monster performance in another win over the Spurs. Let us take a look at his best plays from Friday’s game.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic drops 21 in first half versus Spurs
Luka and the Mavs came out hot against the Spurs. The 21-year-old had his 3-point shot locked in on Friday night.
He nailed back-to-back step back threes with less than two minutes remaining in the period.
Doncic finished with 19 points, five rebounds, and six assists after playing all 12 first-quarter minutes. He made seven of his 11 field goal attempts including three 3-pointers in the opening period. The Mavs scored 37 but were only ahead by three as Luka headed to the bench for the first time.
Doncic returned with 5:09 left in the second. He got an extended rest because the Mavericks pushed the lead to 14 points. They were playing well on both ends of the floor. The Spurs went on a run, but the Mavs were still up ten at the half. Luka had 21 points, six rebounds, and seven dimes to lead Dallas.
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