Mavericks news: Luka Doncic earns another honor, Mavs schedule edge, more

Dallas Mavericks, Luka Doncic
Dallas Mavericks, Luka Doncic / Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic leads the league in scoring at the All-Star break. He has produced the most 40-point and 50-point games this season as number 77 has been impossible to stop, but none was bigger than his explosion against the Knicks on Dec. 27.

Doncic produced a historic 60-point triple-double, and he became the first player ever to go for 60 points with 20 rebounds and ten dimes. LD was unstoppable, and the Mavericks needed every point to secure the overtime win in Dallas.

Bleacher Report ranked the five best games of the season, and Luka’s historic 60-piece ranked second behind Donovan Mitchell’s 71-point game. It was certainly a memorable night that fans will never forget.

More Mavericks news analyzed the remaining schedule and noted that the Mavericks have the easiest remaining slate based on opponent's winning percentage. Dallas must take advantage of it if they want to finish in the top four and set themselves up to go on another deep postseason run.

Luka Doncic was mic’d up at the All-Star Game on Sunday night, and it provided some hilarious moments. See his best below.

Bleacher Report predicted the rest of the season, and they had the Mavericks surprisingly finishing eighth in the West. Not only that, but Dallas losses two straight games to be eliminated before reaching the playoffs. The standings are jam-packed, and anything can happen, but nobody expects Dallas to miss the playoffs. 

Fans can now take Luka on in a game of chess. Fans know about Luk.AI. Well now, he is on, and fans can play against him. Doncic keeps getting better, so now is the time to take him on. Fans can see Bobby Karalla of face Luk.AI in chess below.

NBA news

The Hawks fired head coach Nate McMillan, and they want to hire former Jazz head coach Quin Snyder to fill the vacancy, according to Shams Charania. Snyder had 372 wins over eight seasons in Utah, and he helped the Jazz to six straight postseason appearances before leaving after the 2021-2022 season.

The Warriors announced Stephen Curry will be out at least one more week of action as he recovers from a lower leg injury. The Mavericks face the Warriors for the final time on March 22, and Curry should be back by the time they square off.

Bronny James continues to make his push up the 2024 draft board (subscription required), and it will be interesting to see how high he can climb over the next 16 months. James is currently viewed as a top ten prospects, which is surprising because there were questions about whether or not he would be drafted at the beginning of this season.

The Dallas Mavericks return to action on Feb. 23 against the San Antonio Spurs. Can Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving work out the kinks to form an unstoppable duo over the final 22 regular season games? It starts with a six-game homestand to get right, so be sure to tune in to find out.

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