Doncic has 60-21-10, rallies Mavericks for wild OT win over Knicks

dallas – Luka Doncic had a team-record 60 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists in a historic triple-double, including pulls the rim away from a free throw he intentionally missed The Dallas Mavericks beat the New York Knicks 126-121 on Tuesday night, forcing them into overtime.

Dallas trailed by nine with 33 seconds left in regulation before tying the game in a back-and-forth sequence in which Doncic intentionally missed a free throw, culminating in a rebound and a jumper to tie the game 115-115 with 1.0 seconds left.

Dallas’ first 60-point game in history also included Doncic’s career-high rebounding and was the first 60-20-10 game in NBA history. The 23-year-old superstar recorded his seventh triple-double of the season.

The Mavericks won for the fourth time in a row, with three games over . 500, all hitting their season bests.

Quentin Grimes scored a career-high 33 points and Dallas native Julius Randle had 29 points and 18 rebounds for the Knicks, who lost their fourth straight game after an eight-game winning streak. Their longest winning streak in nearly nine years.

Jalen Brunson missed the game with a hip injury and was unable to play in what was supposed to be his return to Dallas.

After Myles McBride missed one of two free throws with 11.5 seconds left, Spender Dinwiddie, who had 25 points, hit a 3-pointer and the Mavericks took a 113-112 lead.

McBride made the next two free throws for a 115-112 lead with 7.7 seconds left before Grimes fouled Doncic before the Dallas superstar attempted a game-tying 3-pointer.

The Mavericks grabbed the rebound with infrequent center JaVale McGee, and Dallas kept the ball on Doncic’s deliberate turnover. The ball bounced into the hands of the Slovenian star, who hit an 11-foot jumper to tie the game.

Dallas led by less than a minute of regulation but never trailed in overtime. Doncic made two free throws midway through overtime to give the Mavericks a 118-116 lead.

Brunson missed his first game of the season on his first visit to Dallas, where the point guard spent his first four before signing with the Knicks as a free agent last summer. season.

The two-time NCAA champion from Villanova played his former team in New York in early December, with the Mavericks winning 121-100.

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Knicks: Brunson started, Emmanuel Quickley had a career-high 15 assists and scored 13 points. … Mitchell Robinson had a career-high 20 points and 16 rebounds.

Mavericks: F Dorian Finney-Smith will miss at least two more weeks after a right adductor strain kept him sidelined for the past four games. …Christian Wood had 19 points and nine rebounds.


Knicks: In San Antonio on Thursday, New York hit all three Texas cities. The trip to Houston wraps up Saturday’s three-game series. New York swept a two-game series against the Spurs last season.

Mavericks: Host the Rockets on Thursday, the first of two games in five days. Houston’s rematch is Monday. Both teams have won on the road this season.


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