The Dallas Mavericks topped the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. The game featured an epic scoring duel between Luka Doncic and Stephen Curry. The Mavs superstar had 42 points and got the last laugh with the win.
Dallas continued their homestand on Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Karl-Anthony Towns was out in the health and safety protocols, and the Mavericks were looking to take advantage at the American Airlines Center.
They dominated the game until the Timberwolves made a massive fourth quarter comeback on Feb. 8. It was not Luka’s best game, but he put on a show late in the win. Let us take a closer look at his performance and all the best plays.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic nets ten in first half vs. T’Wolves
Luka hit an insane trick shot during pregame warmups on Feb. 8.
Kristaps Porzingis started the game red hot. The Unicorn went for 15 first-quarter points in an incredible performance on both ends. Doncic was quiet. He went to the bench for an early rest before returning with just under four minutes left. The Mavericks were rolling as Luka had seven of the team’s 43 points as they jumped out to a 21-point lead after one.
Dallas kept it going in the second quarter. Doncic showed off his passing ability when he found Maxi Kleber for a wide-open three.
He dished to Tim Hardaway Jr. for another open look from beyond the arc.
Luka had ten points, three rebounds, four assists, and one steal as the Mavericks were up by 20 at halftime. Their offense was impressive as they jumped out to a massive lead over a shorthanded Timberwolves squad.
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