The Dallas Mavericks dominated the Detroit Pistons from the opening tipoff on Tuesday night. Superstar Luka Doncic stayed white-hot, and there was no stopping him at the American Airlines Center. Luka had a 33-point double-double after three quarters as he led the Mavs to a 116-86 victory on Feb. 8.
Doncic showed off every facet of his game against the Pistons. Luka drilled five 3-pointers, was making plays all over the floor, got to the rim at will, and played strong defense. The 22-year-old finished with 33 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds, one steal, and two blocks in 33 minutes of action. The Mavericks massive advantage allowed head coach Jason Kidd to take number 77 out early in the fourth quarter and rest him down the stretch.
It was an impressive performance from Luka Doncic and the Mavs on Tuesday night. Here is a closer look at the game, and what fans can expect moving forward.
Luka Doncic unstoppable as Dallas Mavericks dominate the Pistons
Doncic got off to a fast start on Tuesday night. He scored the first point and drilled an early stepback 3-pointer to get Dallas rolling. See his signature shot below.
Luka did not stop there as he had 15 first-quarter points and a 20-5-5 performance in the first half. It was an impressive night from Doncic as the Pistons had zero answers in slowing him down.
Luka was not the only standout for the Mavericks on Tuesday night. Jalen Brunson had 21 points in 26 minutes of action as all five starters scored in double figures. Trey Burke had 18 on seven of 12 shooting off the bench for Dallas, and it was the second straight game where TB made a significant impact.
The Dallas Mavericks took care of the rebuilding Pistons for their third straight victory. They will look to stay hot as they host the LA Clippers for two straight games on Thursday and Saturday evenings. Fans will not want to miss those contests as Luka Doncic is just starting to play his best basketball, so please tune in and enjoy.