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Sport Doncic, Mavericks notch another road win, 122-106 at Magic

05:26  22 february  2020
05:26  22 february  2020 Source:   ap.org

Doncic shines in return from injury, Mavs beat Kings 130-111

  Doncic shines in return from injury, Mavs beat Kings 130-111 DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 33 points and 12 rebounds in his return from a seven-game absence because of a sprained ankle, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 130-111 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. An All-Star starter in his second season, Doncic added eight assists in the NBA triple-double leader's final game before the break. The 20-year-old sensation also plans to play in the rising stars game during All-Star weekend in Chicago.It's the second time Doncic has missed games with a sprained right ankle. He was out four games in December after getting hurt early in a loss to Miami, then re-injured the ankle in practice late last month.

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)

Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks play the Orlando Magic . Doncic currently ranks sixth in the league scoring 28.9 points per game. The teams meet for the second time this season. The Mavericks won 107- 106 in the last matchup on Nov. 6. Doncic led Dallas with 27 points, and Aaron

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Luka Doncic nearly had a triple-double, finishing with 33 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Dallas Mavericks cruised past the Orlando Magic 122-106 on Friday night.

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Another Dončić lay-up pulled Dallas within four with 33 seconds left. The Knicks inbounded and the ball ended up in RJ Barrett’s 49% free-throw-shooting Once upon a time, a big Knicks win meant eagerly awaiting the next day’s back pages. The Knicks and the newspaper industry have seen better

Maxi Kleber added a career-high 26 points off the bench as the Mavericks improved to 19-8 on the road this season. They won just 18 road games combined the last two seasons.

BOX SCORE: MAVERICKS 122, MAGIC 106

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Kristaps Porzingis chipped in 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Tim Hardaway Jr., scored 16 points.

Evan Fournier led Orlando with 28 points. Nikola Vucevic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Terrence Ross scored 19 points for the Magic, who were doomed by another dismal shooting night. Orlando made just 9 of 43 attempts from 3-point range and shot just 39% from the floor.

The Magic trailed by 18 in the first half, but surged ahead behind Fournier's 18 points in the third quarter. The shooting guard hit four of his first five shots to spark a 17-4 run in the first 5 minutes of the second half. His driving, baseline layup gave Orlando its first lead of the game, 69-68.

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Doncic missed the game with a right thigh contusion. Mavericks : Coach Rick Carlisle, who played on Virginia’s Final Four team in 1984, began his pregame news conference wanting to discuss his alma mater’s win over Purdue on Another technical would result in a second one-game suspension. …

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That one-point advantage lasted one possession and turned out to be Orlando's lone lead of the game. Porzingis drained a 12-footer to put Dallas back in front, and the Mavericks extended the lead to 91-84 by the end of the period.

Kleber scored 12 points in a little over 3 minutes early in the fourth to help the Mavs pull ahead 107-93. The forward from Germany hit three straight 3-pointers and finished his run with a three-point play that started with a rousing dunk.

The Mavericks never let the Magic get closer than 11 the rest of the game.

Doncic had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists in the first half, which Dallas controlled throughout. Doncic, Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr., combined to hit 8 of 13 3s, while Orlando made just 3 of 22 from beyond the arc.

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Mavericks: Assistant coach Darrell Armstrong was inducted into the Magic Hall of Fame before the game. He played nine seasons in Orlando. .. Doncic had five turnovers in the first half and finished with six.

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And twice in the final minute, the Mavericks drew a charge on Aaron Gordon, only to give the Orlando Magic one more chance to win when Seth Curry “They saved me,” Doncic said of the Dallas D after finishing with seven rebounds and seven assists while chasing a third straight triple-double for the first

Luka Doncic (27 PTS, 7 REB, 7 AST) led the Dallas Mavericks to a 107- 106 win over the Orlando Magic . Maxi Kleber added 14 PTS to go along with 3 REB in the victory. Aaron Gordon led the Magic with 23 PTS, 4 REB and 2 STL. Nikola Vucevic recorded a 19-PT and 11-REB double-double.

Magic: Point guard Markelle Fultz left the game with 3:27 remaining in the third quarter a calf cramp and did not return. ... James Ennis III made his first start for Orlando. He went for 1 for 6 and scored two points. . Orlando started the game 1 for 19 from 3-point range and finished 9 of 43 (20.9%).

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Mavericks: Play at Atlanta on Saturday night.

Magic: Play at Brooklyn on Monday night.

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Kristaps Porzingis keeps showing why he's the perfect partner for Luka Doncic .
The dynamic duo shined in Dallas' 127-123 overtime win over New Orleans.Experts weren't sure what to expect from the 7-3 unicorn from Latvia this season after he missed the entire 2018-19 season because of an ACL tear. Porzingis averaged 22.7 points per game during the 2017-18 season with the Knicks before suffering the injury. The Mavs took a risk by trading for him, but after nights like Wednesday's 127-123 overtime victory over the Pelicans in which Porzingis had 34 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, it's clear that the gamble has paid off.

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