Is Luka Doncic playing today? Latest injury update for Mavericks vs Lakers, Feb. 26
Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic went off a 28-point double-double as his team blew out the rebuilding Spurs in their first game after the All-Star break. Number 77 is still meshing with Kyrie Irving, and the best is still yet to come from the superstar duo.
The Mavs host the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday afternoon in the marquee game of the day. Irving’s upcoming free agency, and LeBron James attempting to recruit him to play in LA will be the main talking point during the contest. It is a crucial game in the standings as the Lakers attempt to make the playoffs, and Dallas is looking to get into the top four in the West.
Will Luka play against his idol and the Lakers on Feb. 26? Here is a closer look at the Mavericks' injury report heading into Sunday’s showdown at the American Airlines Center.
Luka Doncic injury status for Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 26
Doncic is fully healthy, and he will play his normal workload on Sunday afternoon. The 23-year-old superstar will match up against LeBron a few times, and those will be cannot miss possessions in the crucial contest.
Dallas Mavericks' full injury report vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 26
Maxi Kleber (hamstring) and Davis Bertans (calf) remain out for the Mavs, but they are the only two players on their injury report heading into Sunday’s game.
The Lakers listed D’Angelo Russell as doubtful with an ankle injury. LeBron James and Anthony Davis are both probable with foot injuries, and Los Angeles’ superstar duo is expected to play in Dallas.
Luka Doncic injury history
Luka has missed ten games this season, including four just before the All-Star break with a heel injury, but he is fully healthy right now. Here is a look at what has forced him to miss time during his NBA career.
Dallas Mavericks' next 5 opponents
The Mavs current six-game homestand is crucial. The standings in the Western Conference are tightly packed, and every game matters down the stretch. Dallas needs to take care of business on their home floor if they want to finish in the top four and have homecourt in the first round of the playoffs.
After Sunday’s game, the Mavs have four straight contests at the American Airlines Center before going on the road for a brief two-game trip. Here is a closer look at the team’s next five after facing LeBron James and the Lakers.
Tuesday, Feb. 28 vs. Indiana Pacers at 7:30 p.m. CT
Thursday, March 2 vs. Philadelphia 76ers at 6:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, March 5 vs. Phoenix Suns at 12:00 p.m. CT
Tuesday, March 7 vs. Utah Jazz at 7:30 p.m. CT
Wednesday, March 8 at New Orleans Pelicans at 6:30 p.m. CT