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Luka Magic : Doncic’s circus 3-pointer lifts Mavs past Grizzlies

Luka Doncic hit a wild 3-pointer as the Dallas Mavericks escaped the Memphis Grizzlies, 114-113 at the FedEx Forum on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time)......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarApr 15th, 2021

Doncic triple-double lifts Mavs past Kings

Orlando---Luka Doncic delivered a monster triple-double performance as the Dallas Mavericks bagged their first win of the NBA’s relaunched season in an overtime thriller against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win over Bucks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch for a 120-116 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. It was the 36th straight game with at least 20 points for Westbrook, who led Houston’s offense on a night James Harden scored 24. Houston tied an NBA record for most 3-point attempts in a regulation game with 61, making 21 of them, and forced 22 turnovers. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists for Milwaukee. He joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players to have 15 games with at least 30 points, 15 rebounds and five assists in a season in the last 50 years. Khris Middleton scored 27 points and Brook Lopez added 23 as the Bucks missed a chance to clinch the best record in the Eastern Conference. SPURS 108, GRIZZLIES 106 DeMar DeRozan made two free throws with a second to play, giving San Antonio a victory over Memphis that moved the Spurs into ninth place in the Western Conference. The Spurs built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter, then needed a bunch of big plays down the stretch from DeRozan after the Grizzlies rallied. The final one came when he brought the ball down court after Jaren Jackson Jr. tied it for Memphis with a corner 3-pointer with 10.6 seconds to play. DeRozan pump-faked Dillon Brooks into the air and drew the foul, then knocked down the foul shots. Jackson missed a long 3 on the final possession. The Spurs are trying to qualify for the postseason for what would be an NBA-record 23rd consecutive season. They arrived at Walt Disney World in 12th place in the West, but after victories over Sacramento and Memphis are just two games behind the eighth-place Grizzlies. Dejounte Murray had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs. Derrick White added 16 points and DeRozan had 14. Morant finished with 25 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. Jackson scored 21 points. CELTICS 128, TRAIL BLAZERS 124 Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Jaylen Brown added 30 and Bostons built a big early lead before holding off Portland. Tatum, who added a career-high eight assists, rebounded from a terrible performance in a loss to Milwaukee on Friday when he scored just five points on 2-of-18 shooting. Damian Lillard had 30 points and 16 assists for Portland. Jusuf Nurkic added 30 points in his second official game back after breaking his leg in March 2019. SUNS 117, MAVERICKS 115 Devin Booker scored 30 points and Phoenix erased a double-digit deficit while the All-Star guard was on the bench with foul trouble, rallying to beat Dallas. The Suns have won both games in the restart after coming in with the worst record in the Western Conference. They’re still long shots for the playoffs, while the Mavericks clinched their first postseason berth since 2016 by virtue of Memphis’ loss to San Antonio earlier in the day. Luka Doncic had 40 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds for the Mavericks. whose hopes of moving up from the seventh seed are fading with an 0-2 start in the eight-game seeding round. MAGIC 132, KINGS 116 Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Aaron Gordon scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and Orlando continued its strong restart with a victory over Sacramento. Terrence Ross added 25 points to help the Magic win a season-best fifth straight game going back to before the pandemic-forced shutdown in March.Orlando won the last three before the hiatus and beat Brooklyn, the team it is battling for the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference, to open the restart. De’Aaron Fox scored 13 points after a career-high 39 in the restart opener for the Kings, who have lost both games in the bubble as they try to get in position for a shot at the final playoff spot in the West. Harry Giles III led Sacramento with a career-high 23 points. NETS 118, WIZARDS 110 Caris LeVert scored 14 of his 34 points in the final seven minutes to help Brooklyn beat Washington. Joe Harris scored a season-high 27 points and Jarret Allen added 22 points and 15 rebounds for the Nets. They rebounded from a loss to Orlando in their first seeding game to move seven games ahead of ninth-place Washington in the Eastern Conference standings. Thomas Bryant had a career-high 30 points and 13 rebounds, and Troy Brown Jr. added 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Wizards......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2020

Doncic triple-double lifts Mavs

Los Angeles—Luka Doncic posted a triple double with 31 points, 20 assists and 12 rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks won their sixth game in the last seven by edging the Washington Wizards 125-124 on Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Doncic, Curry duel as Mavs beat Warriors in thriller

Luka Doncic equaled a career-high with 42 points to fend off a 57-point performance from Stephen Curry as the Dallas Mavericks avoided back-to-back losses to the Golden State Warriors with a thrilling 134-132 win on Saturday. Slovenia’s Doncic drained a clutch three-pointer with 44 seconds left and Maxi Kleber, of Germany, sealed the win with […] The post Doncic, Curry duel as Mavs beat Warriors in thriller appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2021

Leonard leads Clippers past Doncic, Mavs to reach 2nd round

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Kawhi Leonard had 33 points and 14 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers eliminated Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks from the playoffs with a 111-97 victory Sunday in Game 6 of the first-round series. Doncic capped a superb first postseason with 38 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, keeping […] The post Leonard leads Clippers past Doncic, Mavs to reach 2nd round appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2020

Sixers, Hawks, Jazz advance; Mavs win

Los Angeles—The Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz powered into the conference semi-finals of the NBA playoffs on Wednesday as an electrifying display from Luka Doncic took the Dallas Mavericks to the brink of a series victory......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Doncic leads Mavs over Jazz, Harden injury fear for Nets

Luka Doncic scored 31 points as the Dallas Mavericks shrugged off the injury absence of Kristaps Porzingis to snap Utah's nine-game winning streak on Monday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Doncic& rsquo;s Mavs halt streaking Brooklyn Nets

Los Angeles, United States---Luka Doncic scored 27 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 115-98 NBA victory in Brooklyn Saturday (Sunday Philippine time), snapping the short-handed Nets’ eight-game winning streak......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Doncic hits last-second 3 as Mavs edge Celtics

LOS ANGELES—Luka Doncic nailed two clutch three pointers, including the game winner with one second left, to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a thrilling 110-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday in Texas......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Lillard powers Portland over Mavs; Beal nets 35 to lead Wiz

Washington---Damian Lillard delivered 34 points and 11 assists as the Blazers withstood a 44-point performance from Luka Doncic to edge the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 in the first game of a three-game road trip......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Mavs hold off Hawks for 3rd straight win; Nets bounce back vs Pacers

Luka Doncic and the Mavs had to battle it out with Trae Young and the Hawks until the final possession to inch closer to a .500 record with their 12-14 slate......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Antetokounmpo, Bucks win four straight; Drummond powers Cavs past Knicks

Luka Doncic botched a game-tying triple in the last possession of regulation to give the Bucks the win despite a 1-of-10 showing from the free throw line by Antetokounmpo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

Doncic outshines Dragic as Mavs triumph; LeBron dazzles

Dallas 93, Miami 83 LA Lakers 109, San Antonio 103 Atlanta 114, Brooklyn 96 Portland 123, Golden State 98 Utah 106, LA Clippers 100 Milwaukee 126, Chicago 96 Memphis 108, Charlotte 93 Detroit 96, Boston 93 Washington 130, Minnesota 109 Phoenix 106, Denver 103       LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Luka Doncic scored 27 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

Mavs rout Clippers, 124-73

LOS ANGELES, United States — The Dallas Mavericks powered to an NBA-record 50-point halftime lead on the way to a 124-73 demolition of a Los Angeles Clippers team floundering without injured Kawhi Leonard on Sunday. Mavs point guard Luka Doncic scored 18 of his 24 points in the first half, when Dallas essentially put it out of […] The post Mavs rout Clippers, 124-73 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020

Anunoby& rsquo;s buzzer-beater lifts Raptors past Celtics

Miami—OG Anunoby drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer as the Toronto Raptors resuscitated their NBA title defense Thursday with a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 5th, 2020

Leonard leads Clippers past Doncic, Mavs to reach 2nd round

Leonard leads Clippers past Doncic, Mavs to reach 2nd round.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 30th, 2020

Clippers drop 154 points on Doncic, Mavs for 3-2 series lead

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Paul George scored 35 points, Kawhi Leonard added 32 and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled past the Dallas Mavericks, 154-111, on Tuesday night, (Wednesday morning, August 26, 2020, Philippine time) to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round Western Conference playoff series. Montrezl Harrell added 19 points and 11 rebounds […] The post Clippers drop 154 points on Doncic, Mavs for 3-2 series lead appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2020

Doncic nails epic game winner, Celtics, Raptors advance

Luka Doncic wasn't about to let a sprained ankle slow him down, nailing a game-winning three pointer at the buzzer to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 135-133 overtime playoff win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 24th, 2020

Injured Doncic likely game-time decision for NBA Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said the status of Luka Doncic for Sunday’s NBA playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers is uncertain. The 21-year-old Slovenian star suffered a sprained left ankle in a painful game-three defeat on Friday that sees the Mavs trailing the Clippers 2-1 in the best-of-seven series in the NBA’s quarantine […] The post Injured Doncic likely game-time decision for NBA Mavericks appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2020

Leonard leaves Clippers past Mavs as Doncic injures ankle

Leonard leaves Clippers past Mavs as Doncic injures ankle.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2020