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Blazers coach Terry Stotts believes Mavs’ Luka Doncic will beat Trae Young for Rookie of the Year award

Blazers coach Terry Stotts believes Mavs’ Luka Doncic will beat Trae Young for Rookie of the Year award

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts believes Dallas Mavericks rookie swingman Luka Doncic will beat Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young for the 2019 Rookie of the Year award. Both Doncic and Young have been stellar this season and the award is believed to come right down to the wire. Blazers coach Terry […] The post Blazers coach Terry Stotts believes Mavs’ Luka Doncic will beat Trae Young for Rookie of the Year award appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 19, 2019
Video: Mavs’ Luka Doncic admits it will be tough to pass Dirk Nowitzki on all-time scoring list, but not impossible

Video: Mavs’ Luka Doncic admits it will be tough to pass Dirk Nowitzki on all-time scoring list, but not impossible

The Dallas Mavericks are currently in the midst of the epitome of a transition as rookie point guard Luka Doncic continues to shine on the NBA stage. With Doncic taking the league by storm in his first season on United States soil, Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki appears primed to hang up his sneaker after the […] The post Video: Mavs’ Luka Doncic admits it will be tough to pass Dirk Nowitzki on all-time scoring list, but not impossible appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 19, 2019
Mavs star Luka Doncic sets franchise record for most triple-doubles by a rookie

Mavs star Luka Doncic sets franchise record for most triple-doubles by a rookie

On a night when Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for the sixth spot in the NBA’s all-time scoring list, Dallas Mavericks’ rookie sensation Luka Doncic was also able to accomplish a statistical feat himself. With his triple-double in the game, the Slovenian wonder boy set the franchise record for most triple-doubles by a rookie. 29 […] The post Mavs star Luka Doncic sets franchise record for most triple-doubles by a rookie appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Mar 18, 2019
Luka Doncic's triple-double not enough to help Mavs top Pelicans on Nowitzki's big night

Luka Doncic's triple-double not enough to help Mavs top Pelicans on Nowitzki's big night

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in overtime Monday night.Payton finished with 19 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Dallas rookie Luka Doncic had a triple-double of his own with 29 points, 13 boards and 10 assists.Julius Randle scored 11 of his 30 points in the final 3:29 of regulation, helping the Pelicans rally to force overtime. Doncic made the second of two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to tie the...
SportsDay Mar 18, 2019
History is made: Dirk Nowitzki passes Wilt Chamberlain as the No. 6 scorer in NBA history

History is made: Dirk Nowitzki passes Wilt Chamberlain as the No. 6 scorer in NBA history

It finally happened Monday night, three minutes into the Mavericks-New Orleans game at American Airlines Center.Dirk Nowitzki finally passed Wilt Chamberlain as the No. 6 scorer in NBA history, with a 20-footer jumper from the top of the key off a Luka Doncic assists.The basket gave Nowitzki 31,420 points, surpassing Chamberlain's 31,419.Finally, The Big German eclipsed The Big Dipper. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said his favorite player growing up in the early 1970s was Chamberlain."That's the part of this that gets me, along with how I feel about Dirk," Carlisle said.Nowitzki began this...
The Smoking Cuban Mar 18, 2019

Dallas Mavericks find the win column again over the Cavaliers

After what seemed like an eternity, the Dallas Mavericks found another win, bringing their record to 28-41. Although the win came over the woeful Cleveland Cavaliers, the Mavs did manage to do it without Luka Doncic. A seven game losing streak is not a good thing, no matter how you look at it. Three of […] Dallas Mavericks find the win column again over the Cavaliers - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Soaring Down South Mar 18, 2019

Atlanta Hawks: Luka’s Shooting Swoon Means Trae Back in ROY Race

A quick comparison between the recent play of Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks and Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks. When the Atlanta Hawks traded away Euroleague MVP Luka Doncic in favor of collegiate superstar Trae Young, many thought Atlanta hade made an unfathomable blunder. Doncic had been playing professionally since he was 16, […] Atlanta Hawks: Luka’s Shooting Swoon Means Trae Back in ROY Race - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog
ClutchPoints Mar 17, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic upgraded to probable vs. Pelicans

Mavs’ Luka Doncic upgraded to probable vs. Pelicans

Dallas Mavericks rookie standout Luka Doncic has been upgraded to probable for Monday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, per Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: On the latest NBA injury report (4:30 p.m.), @luka7doncic (right knee contusion) has been upgraded from questionable to probable for tomorrows home game against New Orleans. — Brad Townsend […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic upgraded to probable vs. Pelicans appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Mar 16, 2019
So close! Dirk Nowitzki's thrilling 4th-quarter run vs. Cavaliers leaves him just shy of passing Wilt Chamberlain

So close! Dirk Nowitzki's thrilling 4th-quarter run vs. Cavaliers leaves him just shy of passing Wilt Chamberlain

Mavericks fans who came to American Airlines Center on Saturday night, or tuned in on their TVs, no doubt were disappointed they didn't get to see two main attractions.Rookie sensation Luka Doncic didn't play, due to a right knee contusion. And Dirk Nowitzki wasn't quite able to score the 18 points he needed to pass Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's all-time scoring list.What fans got was a consolation-prize 121-116 victory over Cleveland that ended the Mavericks' seven-game losing streak.And they got the thrill of watching 40-year-old Nowitzki come alive with ten fourth-quarter...
ClutchPoints Mar 16, 2019
Luka Doncic out for Mavs vs. Cavs with knee contusion

Luka Doncic out for Mavs vs. Cavs with knee contusion

Dallas Mavericks rookie phenom Luka Doncic will not play on Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to head coach Rick Carlisle. Doncic is dealing with a right knee contusion. The 20-year-old banged his right knee in the first half of Thursday’s game against the Denver Nuggets in the Mile High City. Doncic also played through […] The post Luka Doncic out for Mavs vs. Cavs with knee contusion appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Mar 15, 2019
Luka Doncic's dunk vs. Nuggets was a signature moment, but this is what should exhilarate the Mavs' organization

Luka Doncic's dunk vs. Nuggets was a signature moment, but this is what should exhilarate the Mavs' organization

First, let's address the talker: The Dunk, or as Dirk Nowitzki so colorfully described it, the Cram.It was a stop-down, can't-believe-what-we-just-saw, signature moment, which is saying a lot because Luka Doncic's rookie season has been crammed full of other doozies.His knifing drive and flush with 5.8 seconds left Thursday night that momentarily gave the Mavericks a one-point lead in Denver reverberated well into Friday. Here, though, is what should exhilarate the Dallas organization and its fans as much as The Dunk:The Accountability.Doncic was fouled in the act of the dunk. He missed the...
SportsDay Mar 15, 2019
Has rough stretch for Luka Doncic, Mavs opened the door for Trae Young in Rookie of the Year conversations?

Has rough stretch for Luka Doncic, Mavs opened the door for Trae Young in Rookie of the Year conversations?

Tim Cowlishaw, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, author of Drunk on Sports and panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn," answered questions about the Mavericks, in his reader mailbag. Here are some highlights.With Luka Doncic's struggles and Trae Young going on a hot streak, is it possible that Young steals the Rookie of the Year award from Doncic?Cowlishaw: I can't imagine that it's even close. Doncic wins Rookie of the Month every month. Young doesn't have enough time to put up enough games to overcome the dominance that Doncic demonstrated during the first 50...
ClutchPoints Mar 15, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic admits to the effect of the altitude over in Denver

Mavs’ Luka Doncic admits to the effect of the altitude over in Denver

The Dallas Mavericks suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, 100-99. Young up-and-comer Luka Doncic played his heart out that evening, scoring a team-highs of 24 points and 11 rebounds, came one assist shy of a triple-double, and early pulled off the upset over the West’s No. 2 seed with a late […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic admits to the effect of the altitude over in Denver appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 15, 2019
Video: Mavs’ Luka Doncic has deflated reaction to Nikola Jokic’s game-winner

Video: Mavs’ Luka Doncic has deflated reaction to Nikola Jokic’s game-winner

Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic did just about everything he could to lead his team to victory during Thursday’s showdown with the Denver Nuggets, collecting 24 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists across his 35 minutes. With the game hanging in the balance after having put his team ahead by one point, Doncic had to […] The post Video: Mavs’ Luka Doncic has deflated reaction to Nikola Jokic’s game-winner appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban Mar 15, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic produces must-see dunk in Denver

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic threw down a monster dunk late in the March 14 game against the Denver Nuggets that fans cannot afford to miss. The Dallas Mavericks traveled to Denver to face the Nuggets on March 14. A snowstorm forced the Mavs to travel on Thursday morning which is more problematic given the high […] Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic produces must-see dunk in Denver - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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