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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic, center, battles San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and guard Lonnie Walker IV, left, for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Doncic, Mavericks fend off late rally to beat Spurs, 122-107

Jan. 22, 2021 11:45 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are learning to keep their cool when the game gets heated, and that proved meaningful against the San Antonio Spurs. Doncic had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds and the Mavericks withstood a late rally to beat the Spurs 122-117 on Friday night....

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon (7) goes to the basket against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Porzingis' big night leads Mavericks past Pacers 124-112

Jan. 20, 2021 11:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis posted season-high totals of 27 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-111 victory at Indiana on Wednesday night. Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Dallas snapped its first three-game losing streak in almost two years....

Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (24) shoots over Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Bulls roll past Mavs 117-101 to end 4-game losing streak

Jan. 17, 2021 6:15 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Garrett Temple scored 15 of his season-high 21 points in the second quarter and the Chicago Bulls ended a four-game losing streak with a 117-101 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Dallas star Luka Doncic passed Michael Jordan on the...

Bucks survive shaky free-throw shooting to edge Mavs 112-109

Jan. 16, 2021 12:17 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton made a couple of huge 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame poor free-throw shooting to snap the Dallas Mavericks' four-game winning streak. Middleton scored eight points of his 25 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the Bucks' 112-109 victory Friday night. Middleton...

Dallas Mavericks' Kristaps Porzingis, right, blocks a shot by Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington as center Willie Cauley-Stein defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Doncic has 34 points, Mavs beat Hornets in Porzingis' return

Jan. 13, 2021 10:12 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The dangerous duo is back in Dallas. Luka Doncic had 34 points, 13 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high four blocks, Kristaps Porzingis scored 16 points in his return from a knee injury and the Mavericks beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-93 on Wednesday night. “When both of...

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and Josh Richardson (0) argue with referees after Richardson was called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

'Uncharted waters': More NBA games off as virus issues grow

Jan. 11, 2021 7:07 PM EST

The NBA called off two more games because of COVID-related and contact-tracing issues on Monday, and the Miami Heat were preparing to be without eight players — including All-Stars Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo — for several days because of possible exposure to the coronavirus. Monday’s game...

Boston Celtics center Robert Williams III (44) dunks the ball over Miami Heat guards Avery Bradley (11) and Andre Iguodala (28) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Heat-Celtics game postponed by NBA due to virus protocols

Jan. 10, 2021 8:47 PM EST

The NBA is continuing its season as planned even after concerns about COVID-19 exposure forced the postponement of Miami’s game at Boston on Sunday, a day where no fewer than 15 players around the league were officially declared unable to play for virus-related reasons. The Celtics had seven of those...

Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) drives past Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Hardaway, Burke lead short-handed Mavs past Magic 112-98

Jan. 9, 2021 11:31 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a season-high 36 points, Trey Burke did the same with 29 and Luka Doncic had another triple-double as the short-handed Dallas Mavericks beat the Orlando Magic 112-98 on Saturday night. Hardaway and Burke took on expanded roles to help Dallas get over .500 for the first...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) dunks against the Denver Nuggets during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

The Latest: 3 Mavericks players out under COVID-19 protocols

Jan. 8, 2021 10:38 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Dallas Mavericks players Jalen Brunson, Josh Richardson and Dorian Finney-Smith are listed as out on the NBA’s injury report for the team's next game because of health and safety protocols related to COVID-19. Two people...

Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) drives against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

LaVine scores 39, Bulls beat Doncic-less Mavericks 118-108

Jan. 3, 2021 11:46 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine had 39 points and Coby White scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Jalen Brunson, starting in place of the injured Luka Doncic, had 31 points for the Mavericks. Otto Porter Jr. added...