The spectacular performances of Luka Doncic they happen at the same time as Dallas sinks into the classification. The Slovenian star struck a 3-pointer from the corner and over the horn that forced an extension in which Portland ended up imposing (121-118). It was the sixth straight loss by Dallas.
The action of Doncic was extraordinary, in a play for which his team only had six tenths of a second. But the ball came to his hands and, from one corner, he threw a shot with a lot of arc that overcame the opposition of his defender and ended up in the basket.
The former Real Madrid player appeared with discomfort in the hip after having suffered a fall in the game of the day before Golden State. He recovered on time and scored another splendid performance with 23 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in 35 minutes. Harrison Barnes, with five triples and 27 points, was the most decisive for the Mavericks who still can not count on their base Dennis Smith. Portland ended up making 33 points and seven assists for Damian Lillard and 22 points for CJ McCollum.
Golden State continues a step away from the lead in the West, second only to Denver, after beating the Clippers 129-127. Stephen Curry He showed off with five triples and 42 points. Kevin Durant He also excelled with 35 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three blocks and Draymond Green did everything: 14 points, four rebounds, six assists and five steals. The Clippers exhibited the excellent level of play that characterizes this season. They highlighted Tobias Harris, with six triples, 32 points and nine rebounds, Gallinari, with 25 points and 11 rebounds and Lou Williams, with 25 points and nine assists.
Memphis broke his five-game losing streak by beating the Lakers 99-107. His rookie center Jaren Jackson got 27 points and nine rebounds. Marc Gasol He played at a remarkable level with 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Mike Conley also scored 17 points and eight assists.
The deployment of Lebron James, with 22 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, Brondon Ingram, with 20 points, and Ivica Zubac, with 19 points, was not enough for the Lakers.
Minnesota won in Oklahoma City by 112-114. Andrew Wiggins scored 30 points and the decisive basket of the game. He was joined by Towns, with 18 points, five rebounds and six assists, Convington, with 13 points, and Dieng and Gibson, with 11 each.
Russell Westbrook added a triple double: 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and Paul George maintained the great level that has been exhibiting with 31 points and 11 rebounds. Álex Abrines added seven points and two blocks in 27 minutes.
Willy Hernangómez He stood out despite Orlando's defeat in Boston by 119-103. The Spanish pivot added 19 points, 10 rebounds and two assists in 23 minutes. Kemba Walker was the Magic's leading scorer with 21 points. The Celtics were superior with 25 points from Kyrie Irving, 17 from Jayson Tatum and 12 points and eight rebounds from Marcus Morris.