Luka Doncic he outscored his all-time record with the 32 points he scored in the game Dallas lost to the Clippers (125-121). The impact of the Slovenian player in his first season in the NBA is growing. His 32 points against the Clippers exceeds his previous best record, the 31 that he won against Sacramento against Sacramento in October. In addition, he added four rebounds, five assists and four steals.
The regularity of Doncic is defined in spectacular averages: 18.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.3 steals in the 29 games he has played.
"It has been great. He has made many plays and many shots. He has gone to the free throw line many times, with an incredible 9 of 13. He has made many good things happen. " With these words Doncic praised his coach Rick Carlisle. The Mavericks could not avoid their fourth loss. Lou Williams was the main architect of the Clippers' triumph. The veteran forward emerged from an injury and added 13 of his 26 points during the fourth quarter.
The Clippers broke a streak of four straight losses and are placed in the sixth place in the West. The Italian Danilo Gallinari was his top scorer with 32 points. They also highlighted Harrell, with 18 points, and Harris, with 16. DeAndre Jordan seconded Doncic, with 11 points and 22 rebounds and JJ Barea added 19 points.
The Mavericks note the absence of their starting point guard Dennis Smith Jr and, with 15 wins and 15 losses, they are in the 11th place, although only one win less than Houston, who figure in the eighth and last place that qualifies for the ' playoff.
The Rockets had five straight wins, but fell in Miami (101-99). Further, Chris Paul He was injured in the second quarter. Only could contribute four points and four assists in 12 minutes James Harden he had 35 points and 12 assists and Eric Gordon added 20 points. But the Heat were superior thanks to Josh Richardson's 22 points and seven assists, Tyler Johnson's 19 points and Hassan Whiteside's nine points and 17 rebounds.