Luka Doncic appeared hot when facing the Chicago Bulls in the NBA 2019-2020 follow-up matches. The Dallas Mavericks, his team, won 118-110 at the American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, United States, Monday, January 6, 2020 local time. Doncic himself scored double 38 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists. He scored 21 of 38 points today in the third quarter.
Besides Doncic, there are four players who also score double digit points. Dwight Powell 16 points and 7 rebounds. The Hardaway Jr. Team 15 points by entering 3 of 4 tripoin. Dorian Finney-Smith 11 points and 5 rebounds. Justin Jackson 11 points.
Meanwhile, the Chicago Bulls rely on Lauri Markkanen and Zach LaVine. Markkanen scored 26 points and 9 rebounds. LaVine 20 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists.
The two players were assisted by Coby White, Daniel Gafford, Tomas Satoransky, and Thaddeus Young. White added 15 points. Gafford 13 points and 8 rebounds. Satoransky doubles 11 points and 14 assists. Young 11 points and 9 rebounds.
Mavericks won the match thanks to Doncic’s hot performance in the third quarter. He seemed unable to stop. Doncic always threatened the Bulls defense to score 21 points at that time. At the same time, his team-mates only scored six points.
Mavericks itself has been superior since the first quarter. They are 33-27 ahead. The difference of six points did not change until the third quarter. Because, Mavericks and Bulls compete fiercely. The acquisition of both in quarter two and three draw (28-28 and 27-27).
New Mavericks can add distance in the final quarter. They are winning 30-28 so they can close the match with a score of 118-110. Doncic came out as the best player. He really made the Bulls helpless.
After this, Doncic et al. will face the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets just defeated the Atlanta Hawks today. Mavericks and Nuggets will meet the day after tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the Bulls have not been able to play at their own headquarters. Because, they must visit to New Orleans to face Pelicans. The game takes place the day after tomorrow at the Smoothie Kings Center. (put)