The Mavericks defeated the Pacers, 124-112. Kristaps Porzingis led the way for the Mavericks with a season-high 27 points and 13 rebounds, while Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists in the victory, his 30th career triple-double. Domantas Sabonis tallied 25 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for the Pacers in the losing effort. The Mavericks improve to 7-7 on the season, while the Pacers fall to 8-6.
- The Dallas Mavericks taking on the Indiana Pacers. Caris LeVert on the sidelines for the Pacers. And the Mavs trying to snap a three-game losing streak. Luka Doncic misses the layup, but Kristaps Porzingis is there for the put-back dunk. Then Porzingis muscles his way to the basket. Gets the layup, plus the foul. He hits the free throw. He had 27 points and 13 rebounds in this one. Your halftime score, Dallas up 66-63.
Sabonis takes it up the court. Powers his way to the basket. Hits the layup, plus the foul. He missed the free throw, though. Had 25 points on the night. Luka lobbing it up to Porzingis, who gets the alley-oop slam. 74-70. Then Malcolm Brogdon hits the 3 He had 26 points. And ties it up at 86, as we take you to the fourth.
Luka Doncic passes it to Tim Hardaway Jr. That's what he does best, right? Get the assist? Hardaway Jr. hits the 3. Then Hardaway, give it to the hot hand. What will he do this time? Takes it in for the dunk. He had 19 points. Dallas up 118-103 at that point. And they would go on to win it, 124-112.