Although the Dallas Mavericks are missing Kyrie Irving, they are enough with Luka Doncic. He scored 26 points, 7 rebounds, and 10 assists. The Mavericks easily defeated the Washington Wizards 130-117.
Luka Doncic only scored the lowest 16 points in a single game this season against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. The Mavericks also lost. Today, he recovered bravely and was only 3 rebounds away from setting his third big triple this season.
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a team-high 31 points and scored 7 3-pointers. He contributed offensive firepower to the team when Kyrie Irving was absent due to a sprained left foot.
Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd said: “The left foot has been bothering Kyrie Irving. He feels sore.” Kyrie Irving played 26 minutes in the previous game. Jason Kidd said: “We will not let him try to play.”
Derrick Jones Jr. had 20 points and Dereck Lively II had 17 points.
The Mavericks scored 17 3-pointers in the game. This is the 10th time in the 12 games this season that the Mavericks have scored at least 15 3-pointers.
Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points as the Wizards lost their fourth straight game, Jordan Poole scored 16 points, and Deni Avdija scored 15 points.
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