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Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic celebrates during a timeout in the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 120-112. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Doncic, Hardaway lead Mavericks over Trail Blazers, 120-112

Jan. 18, 2020 1:27 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic's pursuit of Jason Kidd's triple-double record in Dallas will have to wait. This night was about the 20-year-old sensation's 3-point shooting. Doncic drained a career-best eight 3s on his way to 35 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 29 and the Mavericks beat Portland 120-112 on Friday...

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket past Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) and forward Marvin Bagley III (35) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Doncic gets another triple-double as Mavs edge Kings 127-123

Jan. 16, 2020 1:54 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a night when Luka Doncic set a career high for assists, one of his early passes wound up in the stands. All he could do was watch it and chuckle as he ran back down the court. “It was a bad pass,” Doncic said of his cross-court throw. “I was laughing. He...

Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Powell, left, passes the ball away from Golden State Warriors' Omari Spellman (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Powell, Doncic lead Mavericks past beat-up Warriors 124-97

Jan. 15, 2020 1:51 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Powell and the Dallas Mavericks had little time to relish another impressive win against the Warriors on the road. It's off to the next stop on a back-to-back in Northern California — a meeting with the Kings in Sacramento on Wednesday. Powell scored 21 points and was...

Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott (1) blocks a shot by Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) as 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Doncic, Powell lead Mavericks past Embiid-less 76ers, 109-91

Jan. 12, 2020 12:16 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was out for an impressive Dallas win in Philadelphia and didn't have European sidekick Kristaps Porzingis for the rematch in Texas. Dwight Powell was the big man around the basket and left the 76ers feeling like they'd had enough of Texas for now in their second straight game...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) tries to defend against a shot by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

James leads Lakers over frustrated Doncic, Mavericks 129-114

Jan. 11, 2020 2:07 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James drove for easy layups or quick passes to open shooters at the 3-point line early in another meeting with Dallas phenom Luka Doncic. The 20-year-old Mavericks star played the last few minutes of the first half with a jersey he ripped into a V-neck look on a frustrating night...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis winces as he hits the court after falling while trying to defend against a shot by New York Knicks forward Julius Randle during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. Davis left the game. The Lakers won 117-87. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Lakers star Davis out vs Mavs as quick 2-game trip opens

Jan. 10, 2020 7:40 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Anthony Davis won't play against Dallas in the opener of a road back-to-back after the Los Angeles Lakers star bruised his buttocks against the New York Knicks. The team made the announcement several hours before the Lakers played at the Mavericks on Friday night. Davis was injured on a nasty...

Harden, Young post triple-doubles; Rockets top Hawks 122-115

Jan. 9, 2020 1:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including 22 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 122-115 on Wednesday night. Harden had 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple-double. Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) attempts a layup during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Jokic scores 33 to lead Nuggets past Mavericks 107-106

Jan. 9, 2020 12:41 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — All it took for Nikola Jokic to get going were a few words of encouragement from Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone at halftime. Jokic scored 26 of his 33 points in the second half and Denver pulled out a 107-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night to finish 3-2 on its longest...

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) attempts to shoot as Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn (32) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

Doncic's big 3rd quarter leads Mavericks over Bulls 118-110

Jan. 7, 2020 2:53 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — It wasn't the 38 points, the 11 rebounds or the 10 assists from Luka Doncic that most impressed his coach on Monday night. It was his poise. But the production didn't hurt either. Doncic scored 21 points in the third quarter and had his NBA-leading 11th triple-double of the season to lead the...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier (3) shoots past Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) in the first half in an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Rozier hits key shots as Hornets top Mavericks 123-120 in OT

Jan. 5, 2020 12:56 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Miles Bridges flexed his muscles at the crowd when Luka Doncic's potential winning 3-pointer over him bounced off the rim at the end of the fourth quarter. Then the Charlotte forward escaped trouble in overtime with a pass to wide-open Terry Rozier for a 3 that put the Hornets up for good....