Is Luka Doncic playing today? Latest injury update for Mavericks vs Suns, March 5
Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is heating up as the team looks to make a move down the stretch. They are currently sixth in the Western Conference, but just two games behind the Phoenix Suns for fourth with a crucial matchup taking place on Sunday afternoon.
The storylines sell themselves for this one. Phoenix wants revenge from last season’s Game 7 playoff blowout that saw Dallas advance to the conference finals. Add in Kevin Durant facing former teammate Kyrie Irving for the first time and the fight for seeding, and fans are in for a treat on Sunday afternoon. Remember, tipoff is at noon CT.
Will Luka Doncic play on Sunday afternoon? Here is a look at the Mavericks' latest injury report and what is ahead for Dallas after the showdown against the Suns.
Luka Doncic injury status for Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns on March 5
Luka is ready to go on Sunday afternoon. He will be looking for his second straight 40-point game and to lift the Mavericks to a win over one of the most dynamic teams in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks' full injury report vs. Phoenix Suns on March 5
The Mavs listed Maxi Kleber (hamstring) and Davis Bertans (calf) as probable for the March 5 showdown against Phoenix. Both are expected to play, and Dallas could be fully healthy entering a game for the first time since December.
The Suns ruled out Landry Shamet with foot soreness. DeAndre Ayton is questionable with a knee contusion, and Terrence Ross sits at probable with a toe injury.
Luka Doncic injury history
Luka has missed a handful of games in each of his first five NBA seasons, and fans can see his entire injury history here.
Dallas Mavericks' next 5 opponents
The Mavs are wrapping up a long homestand coming out of the All-Star before playing five of their next six games on the road. Every game matters down the stretch, and the Mavericks face five straight teams fighting for playoff positioning. Here is a closer look at their next five contests after Sunday afternoon.
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
Saturday, March 11 at Memphis Grizzlies at 7:00 p.m. CT
Monday, March 13 vs. Memphis Grizzlies at 6:30 p.m. CT
Wednesday, March 15 at San Antonio Spurs at 7:30 p.m. CT