The Dallas Mavericks must lose Doncic Injury. However, they were able to win 2 of the last 3 matches, including against the Philadelphia 76ers. Mavericks won 117-98 at Wells Farge Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Friday, December 20, 2019 local time.
Kristaps Porzingis, the Mavericks forward, then revealed the secret behind that success. According to him, Mavericks this season has a deep squad. The backup players are also tough. Even without Doncic, players complement each other. They are able to work together to win.
“We have a good team,” Porzingis said, as quoted by ClutchPoints from the video of Brad Townsend, a reporter for the Dallas Morning News . “We have a deep squad, even when Luka is absent, we have players who play well. Tonight, Ryan (Broekhoff), Timmy (Hardaway Jr.) performed great, Seth Curry in the second half, JB (Jalen Brunson) – that is our strength. Having lots of weapons. “
Porzingis himself appeared impressive. He scored 22 points and 18 rebounds. Porzingis has collected at least 20 points and 18 rebounds four times in a row.
Even so, Porzingis said that performing without Doncic remained difficult. They still need a player like Doncic to lead the team. Moreover Mavericks want to penetrate the playoffs after missing the round since 2016.
Doncic is currently recovering from injury. His sprained ankle when facing the Miami Heat. Mavericks are forced to appear without him.
Fortunately, Porzingis was able to show his stardom. He slowly returned to appear as when he was an All-Star. Porzingis hasn’t been that good for a long time. Because, he had suffered a knee injury, which pulled over for more than one season.
Now, Porzingis is ready to carry out the mission to pass the Mavericks to the playoffs. He tried to make his team win as many matches as possible. Mavericks has pocketed 19 wins and 9 losses. They are ranked fourth in the Western Region for a while. (put)