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3 takeaways from Mavericks dominant win over Pacers

Dallas Mavericks, Luka Doncic
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The Dallas Mavericks keep their hot streak going with a 132-105 win over the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 29. It was their 13th victory in the last 16 contests as Dallas moved within one game of the Utah Jazz for fourth in the Western Conference behind an impressive performance from superstar Luka Doncic.

Kristaps Porzingis exited in the second quarter against the Pacers and never returned. The team ruled him out with right knee soreness. The injury is concerning given his history of knee issues, and that he was slowed last season recovering from meniscus surgery on that leg. Fans will have to stay tuned for updates as they become available.

There were plenty of takeaways for Mavs fans from the team’s impressive victory over the shorthanded Pacers in the team’s first contest against longtime head coach Rick Carlisle. Here is a closer look, and what MFFLs can expect moving forward.

3 takeaways from Dallas Mavericks dominant win over Pacers

Maxi Kleber had arguably his best performance of the season on his 30th birthday as he finished with 15 points, 14 rebounds, and one steal in 23 minutes of action. He continues to start and play a key role for Dallas. His rebounding and defense were a massive part of the Mavs dominant victory on Saturday night.

Jalen Brunson produced 13 points and eight assists, and it barely registered on an impressive and emotional night for the Dallas Mavericks. Here are the three biggest takeaways from their home victory over the Pacers on Jan. 29.