NBA: Luka Doncic, Mavericks clip Spurs
Luka Doncic scored 36 points, dished out 11 assists and grabbed nine rebounds to pace a balanced attack as visiting Dallas held off San Antonio, 122-117.
After the Mavericks’ 10-point lead was chopped to one with 1:03 to play, Doncic got Dallas back on track with a clutch jumper with 49.4 seconds left.
Jalen Brunson hit a 3-pointer with 18.9 seconds left to help the Mavericks hold on down the stretch.
Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 points apiece for Dallas while Brunson scored 16.
DeMar DeRozan led the Spurs with 29 points and LaMarcus Aldridge hit for 26.
San Antonio played without Dejounte Murray for all but the first 1:02 of the game after he sprained his left ankle.
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