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San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates as he scores against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Aldridge's return helps Spurs rally past Mavericks, 119-109

Mar. 10, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points in his return from injury and the San Antonio Spurs withstood Luka Doncic’s 38 points to beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-109 on Tuesday night and keep their playoff hopes afloat. “It still doesn't feel 100 percent, but I got through it,”...

Chicago Bulls' Coby White (0) attempts to dunk against Dallas Mavericks' Maxi Kleber (42), of Germany, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 2, 2020, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

White scores 19 as Bulls hold off Doncic, Mavericks 109-107

Mar. 3, 2020 12:07 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White scored 19 points, Otto Porter Jr. added 18 in his return from a broken left foot and the Chicago Bulls hung on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-107 Monday night when Luka Doncic's desperation heave bounced off the rim. Denzel Valentine added a season-high 17 points and the Bulls...

Mavs' Doncic back after missing game with sprained thumb

Mar. 2, 2020 7:51 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — All-Star guard Luka Doncic was back in the Dallas Mavericks' lineup against the Chicago Bulls on Monday after missing a game because of a sprained left thumb. Averaging team highs of 28.6 points and 8.8 assists per game, the 6-foot-7 guard sat out Sunday's win at Minnesota. His thumb...

Dallas Mavericks' Kristaps Porzingis reaches out for a loose ball against Minnesota Timberwolves' Juancho Hernangomez in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Minneapolis. Dallas won 111-91. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Porzingis scores 38; Mavs beat Wolves 111-91 without Doncic

Mar. 1, 2020 7:21 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Being without All-Star guard Luka Doncic for 13 games this season, the Dallas Mavericks have discovered how to stay successful without their leading scorer and assist man. Lean on Kristaps Porzingis. Porzingis tied a season high with 38 points, Seth Curry scored 27 and Dallas rolled to a...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket past Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Doncic to miss Sunday's game at Minnesota with thumb sprain

Mar. 1, 2020 2:47 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic will miss Sunday afternoon’s game in Minnesota because of a left thumb sprain and coach Rick Carlisle was unsure Doncic would be available Monday in Chicago. Carlisle said Doncic was dealing with the injury in Friday’s loss to Miami when...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs center Trey Lyles (41) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Doncic, Porzingis power Mavericks by slumping Spurs, 109-103

Feb. 27, 2020 12:08 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks were not rattled when a disastrous start to the fourth quarter threatened to dismantle a game they thoroughly dominated to that point. Having Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis on offense tends to ease such tension. Doncic had 26 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds,...

Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) shoots past Dallas Mavericks guard Delon Wright (55) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

Collins, Hawks get hot late, rally past Mavericks 111-107

Feb. 22, 2020 11:44 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins was in no mood to feel sorry for the Dallas Mavericks and their short-handed roster. “I feel like I definitely took advantage of the mismatches I had tonight," Collins said. “As you guys know, I can crash the basket pretty well, so I think I definitely took...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) shoots over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Mavs All-Star Doncic resting ankle on back-to-back at Hawks

Feb. 22, 2020 2:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks is skipping the second night of a back-to-back in Atlanta to rest the right ankle he has sprained twice, an injury that sidelined him both times. Doncic was listed as out with right ankle soreness for the visit to the Hawks on Saturday night....

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, beats Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Curry returns home, scores 26 as Mavs rout Hornets 116-100

Feb. 8, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seth Curry has watched his older brother Stephen have some memorable homecoming games at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. He figured he needed one of his own. A motivated Curry was impressive Saturday night in his hometown, making his first 10 shots from the field — six of...