Impressive Doncic cooled off the hottest NBA team, in New York – a winning shot

Impressive Doncic cooled off the hottest NBA team, in New York – a winning shot
Impressive Doncic cooled off the hottest NBA team, in New York – a winning shot
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The Dallas Mavericks (45-29) defeated the Rockets (38-36) 125:107 (36:24, 30:21, 25:28, 34:34) on the road, who had won 11 games in a row. In turn, the Mavs extended their streak to 7 consecutive victories.

After this, the Dallas team tied with the New Orleans Pelicans represented by Jonas Valančiūnas and now share the 5th-6th place in the Western Conference. Both teams have 8 games left to play before the end of the regular season.

L. Dončičius scored 47 points for the winners (9/14 doubles, 9/16 triples, 2/5 penalties), rebounded 12 balls and handed out 7 assists.

In the first half alone, the Slovenian scored 22 points and the guests led 66:45 at the halfway point of the meeting. The Rockets were unable to recover, and at one point even 29 points separated the teams.

Rockets: J Smith 28, A Holiday 16, C Whitmore 13, J Green 12.

Mavericks: L. Doncic 47, K. Irving 24, D. Exum 13, PJ Washington 12.

In the next meeting, the Oklahoma Thunder (52-22) defeated the New York Knicks (44-30) 113:112 (17:22, 33:24, 25:39, 38:27) on the road.

The win clinched the Thunder’s first playoff spot since 2020. and allowed to return to first place in the Western Conference.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s layup with 2.8 seconds left in the game sealed the Thunder’s victory in New York. Before that, Jalen Brunson, who tipped the score in favor of the Knicks, still had a chance to snatch the victory, but the decisive two-pointer flew by.

Knicks: Brunson 30, McBride 19, Hartenstein 17 (12), DiVincenzo 15, Hart 13 (15).

Thunder: J. Williams 33, Sh. Gilgeous-Alexander 19, J. Giddey 16 (13 rebounds, 12 assists).

The article is in Lithuanian

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