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Luka Doncic has 42-point triple-double, Mavs top Spurs

/ 12:52 PM November 19, 2019
Luka Doncic Dallas Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) puts up a shot against San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray (5) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

DALLAS — Luka Doncic scored a career-high 42 points in his sixth triple-double of the young NBA season and the Dallas Mavericks sent the San Antonio Spurs to their sixth straight loss, 117-110 on Monday night.

Dallas led wire to wire but had to fend off a late Spurs rally, needing every bit of Doncic’s huge performance.

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The 20-year-old second-year player leads the NBA in triple-doubles after finishing with 11 rebounds and 12 assists to go with the biggest shot of the game, a 3-pointer with 26.5 seconds to play that put the Mavericks up 115-110. Doncic joined LeBron James as the only players in NBA history younger than 21 to have a 40-point triple-double.

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