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Sport Doncic, Hardaway Jr. lead Mavs to 137-123 rout of Rockets

01:30  25 november  2019
01:30  25 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

Doncic, Hardaway Jr. lead Mavs to 137-123 rout of Rockets

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Luka Doncic scored 33 of his 35 points in the first half and had yet another triple-double to help Dallas hammer Rookie Eric Paschall led the Warriors with 22 points. Tim Hardaway Jr . added 20 for Dallas. Paschall, Warriors teammate Omari Spellman and the Mavs ’ Jalen Brunson all started for

Tim Hardaway Jr . gave Cleveland coach John Beilein another a reminder of his Michigan days. Hardaway scored 16 points two days after another of Beilein’s former The Mavericks took control with a 16-0 run while Doncic was on the bench in the first half, turning a 26-24 deficit into a 40-26 lead .

Doncic has 33 first-half points, Mavs hammer Warriors 142-94

  Doncic has 33 first-half points, Mavs hammer Warriors 142-94 DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 33 of his 35 points in the first half and had yet another triple-double to help the Dallas Mavericks rout the short-handed Golden State Warriors 142-94 on Wednesday night. Doncic fell a point short of matching Dirk Nowitzki’s team record set Nov. 3, 2009, against Utah. In just 17 minutes, Doncic was 10 for 11 from the floor, making 6 of 7 3-pointers, and hit 7 of 8 free throws. The second-year star from Slovenia had 22 points, five assists and five rebounds in the first quarter alone. He played only 25 minutes total, but still managed 10 rebounds and 11 assists.

Luka Doncic seemingly is rewriting the record books with every outing, and he didn't even require much time to do it during his most recent game. Doncic looks to continue his torrid stretch as the Dallas Mavericks bid for a sweep of their four-game homestand on Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Tim Hardaway Jr . gave Beilein another a reminder of his Michigan days. Hardaway hit four of five 3-pointers and scored 16 points two days after another of Beilein’s former The Mavericks took control with a 16-0 run while Doncic was on the bench in the first half, turning a 26-24 deficit into a 40-26 lead .

HOUSTON (AP) -- Luka Doncic scored 41 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added a season-high 31 and the Dallas Mavericks never trailed in a 137-123 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday.

The Mavericks scored 45 points in the first quarter and were up 78-60 at halftime. Hardaway had 19 in the half, Doncic 17 and Kristaps Porzingis 15.

BOX SCORE: MAVERICKS 137, ROCKETS 123

The Mavericks has won five straight, scoring at least 137 in the last three. Houston has lost three straight after winning eight in a row.

The Mavericks got a dunk from Dwight Powell to push the lead to 11 early in the fourth quarter. Houston used a 6-0 run after that shot to get to 110-105 with 9 minutes to go.

Doncic ended the run with a jump shot, but Russell Westbrook added a basket seconds later to cut it to five again.

Doncic pours in 42 points, Mavericks top Suns 120-113

  Doncic pours in 42 points, Mavericks top Suns 120-113 PHOENIX (AP) — Luka Doncic tied a career high with 42 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 26 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 120-113 on Friday night. Doncic just missed a triple-double with 11 assists and nine rebounds. Hardaway shot 6 of 9 from 3-point range to help offset a quiet night from Kristaps Porzingis, who finished with two points. The teams entered the final quarter tied at 89. The Mavericks went on an 8-0 run midway through the fourth to take a 104-97 lead and never trailed again.Doncic was coming off a subpar outing Tuesday night in a loss to the Clippers, where he shot 4 of 14 from the field and missed all eight 3-point attempts.

Luka Doncic had 30 points and 14 assists with former teammate Dirk Nowitzki watching as a retiree for the first time, and the Dallas Mavericks routed the Tim Hardaway Jr . gave Cleveland coach John Beilein another a reminder of his Michigan days. Hardaway scored 16 points two days after another

Tim Hardaway Jr . gave Beilein another a reminder of his Michigan days. Hardaway hit four of five 3-pointers and scored 16 points two days after another of Beilein’s former The Mavericks took control with a 16-0 run while Doncic was on the bench in the first half, turning a 26-24 deficit into a 40-26 lead .

Dallas was still up by 5 later in the quarter before scoring the next five points, with a dunk from Hardaway, to make it 119-109 midway through period, and Houston didn't get close again.

James Harden had 32 points for Houston but was just 2 of 15 on 3-pointers in a game where the Rockets made 10 of 44 3-point attempts.

The Mavericks had extended the lead to 16 later in the fourth when Doncic scored six points in a row, capped by a 3-pointer to make it 132-113 with about 3 1/2 minutes to go.

Dallas led by 20 in the third quarter before Houston scored the next seven points, with a 3-pointer from P.J. Tucker, to get within 89-76 with about seven minutes left in the third.

The Mavericks were up by 16 later in the third after two free throws by Dorian Finney-Smith before Tucker made consecutive baskets to cut the lead to 103-91.

Harden added two free throws, but Hardaway made a jump shot seconds later to make it 105-93.

Mavericks guard Luka Doncic inches into LeBron James stratosphere with 42-point triple-double

  Mavericks guard Luka Doncic inches into LeBron James stratosphere with 42-point triple-double Mavericks guard Luka Doncic, who is only 20 years old, is off to a blistering start, registering his sixth triple-double in 13 games this season.His 42 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds make for an eye-popping stat line alone, and then factor in the flair of Doncic's passing and clutch gene he continues to show.

Luka Dončić (Slovene: [ˈlùːka ˈdòːntʃitʃ]; born February 28, 1999) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA)

Doncic scores 20 points as Mavericks beat Harden, Rockets 128-108. He is encouraged with the Mavs ' improvement since starting the season 3-8. "We just needed time," he said. The Mavericks led by 18 entering the third quarter after scoring 74 points in the first half behind 15 points from Doncic .

Westbrook made a basket to wrap up the third quarter and cut the lead to 10 entering the fourth.

TIP-INS

Mavericks: Seth Curry was back after sitting out the last game because of an illness. ... Porzingis finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds. ... Doncic had 10 assists and six rebounds. ... Doncic and Hardaway made five 3-pointers each.

Rockets: House returned after missing the last game with a sore left shoulder. ... Clint Capela had 21 points and 22 rebounds. ... Westbrook scored 27 points with six assists and five rebounds.

UP NEXT

Mavericks: Host the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night.

Rockets: Host Miami on Wednesday night.

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Rumor: Dallas could end up trading for Andre Iguodala .
Iguodala would help the Dallas' defense during the postseason.The Los Angeles Lakers (the reported frontrunners) are waiting for Memphis to buy out Iguodala after the trade deadline so they can sign him as a free agent. (Other teams, including the Clippers and Rockets, are interested, too.

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