5 games Dallas Mavericks fans cannot miss in the 2022-2023 regular season

Dallas Mavericks, Luka Doncic
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Game Dallas Mavericks fans cannot miss in 2022-2023 season: 5. Luka vs. Giannis in Dallas

Matchup: Milwaukee Bucks at Dallas Mavericks on Dec. 9 at 9:00 p.m. CT on ESPN

There are always fireworks when Luka Doncic takes on Giannis Antetokounmpo. Last season, the Mavericks superstar missed the lone meeting in Dallas, but he had 32 points, 15 assists, and eight rebounds in Milwaukee as his team picked up the 118-112 victory.

In his six career meetings against the Bucks, Doncic averages 26.8 points, 11.3 assists, and 9.2 rebounds. The Mavericks will need him at his best as Milwaukee figures to be one of the league’s best teams again this season.

Fans in Dallas should do everything they can to get tickets to this game. Giannis is breathtaking to watch, and he will be looking to make his case for best player in the NBA. The two-time MVP can further cement himself as an all-time great by winning his third.

Luka Doncic is among the favorites to win MVP honors entering this season, so this could be a showdown on top candidates, depending on how the season plays out. Who gets the upper hand in this matchup? Could this be an NBA Finals preview? Count out Luka Doncic at your own risk, and the Bucks enter the year as co-favorites in the Eastern Conference with the Boston Celtics. There will be plenty to watch when Giannis and company visit Dallas, so do not miss it.