Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic rested on Sunday night as his team lost to the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Luka is carrying a massive workload for the shorthanded Mavs, and he lifted his team to eight wins in their last nine before missing the Jan. 8 contest.
The Mavericks have an off day on Monday before facing the Clippers in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Doncic and head coach Jason Kidd will be busy as they travel to SoFi Stadium to support TCU as they play for the NCAA football national championship against Georgia.
The Mavericks coach and superstar even got custom jerseys from the Horned Frogs, and they will be ready to support during the title game in LA.
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Christian Wood has played well since entering the starting lineup for the Mavericks. He averages over 20 points and nine rebounds with 2.2 blocks over his 13 starts. C-Wood is one of just two players that scores north of 20 and blocks over two shots per game as a starter this season.
Kevin Durant suffered a knee injury in Sunday’s win over the Miami Heat. Jimmy Butler landed awkwardly on his knee. Durant attempted to play through the injury before he exited the game and was ruled out for the remainder of the contest. KD will have an MRI, but it did not look good.
The Clippers are searching for answers amid their six-game losing streak. Paul George is out with a hamstring injury, and the team is looking for anything that can provide a spark.
The Dallas Mavericks face the Clippers in LA on Tuesday night. Fans know Luka Doncic always has a bit of extra energy versus Kawhi Leonard and company after the Clippers knocked Dallas out of the playoffs in two straight years. Expect a monster performance from number 77 and do not miss it.