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Doncic, Barea help Mavs snap OKC's win streak

Rookie Luka Doncic scored 22 points and veteran J.J. Barea added 21 off the bench, including 16 in a first-half surge, as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 Saturday night.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Thunder's seven-game streak comes to an end with a flag performance in Dallas. The Mavs shot 56 percent to OKC's 39 percent and while the Thunder grabbed an insane 26 offensive rebounds, there just wasn't enough consistent offense throughout. Next up for OKC is a home game Monday against the Suns, with a chance Russell Westbrook returns for that one.

Barea throws alley-oop to Finney-Smith (0:19)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Luka Doncic was able to shake off hitting knees with Jerami Grant and return to the game.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Luka Doncic appeared to bang knees with Jerami Grant and after limping back up the floor just sat down in pain and was checked by Mavs medical staff. It looks like he's OK, though, as he's staying on the Mavs bench.

Doncic runs the give-and-go for and-1 finish (0:16)
Barea lobs to Powell for powerful slam (0:15)
Barnes gets up for two-handed slam (0:16)
Barnes finishes and-1 at the rim (0:15)
Smith drops the hammer on Wizards (0:17)
Smith's hustle leads to Jordan slam (0:34)
Doncic attacks the paint for and-1 (0:21)

Rookies lead way as Knicks make easy work of Mavs, 118-106

Allonzo Trier scored 19 of his career-high 23 points during a second-half surge, fellow rookie Mitchell Robinson had his first double-double and the New York Knicks beat Dallas 118-106 Friday night, handing the Mavericks their sixth straight loss.

Doncic throws pass in between defender's legs (0:17)
Smith flies in for alley-oop (0:19)
Ntilikina fouled by Doncic, still connects (0:17)
Smith cleans up own miss for 2 (0:18)
Doncic says getting a signed LeBron jersey was 'special' (0:38)
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Doncic thrilled to get idol LeBron's signed jersey

Mavs rookie sensation Luka Doncic said he always wanted LeBron James' jersey and that it was "very special" to him that the Lakers star gave it to him after Wednesday night's game.

LeBron hits go-ahead free throw, Mavs miss final shot (0:30)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Senior Writer 

With the score tied in the closing seconds Wednesday at Staples Center, Mavericks guard Wesley Matthews was called for a foul on Lakers star LeBron James, who sank a game-winning free throw with 2.1 seconds left. “I believe he did (know the situation), and I believe he just got aggressive,” Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said of Matthews. Said Matthews, “I can't put us in a position for [the officials] to make that call. I knew the situation, wanted to make a play. I was ready to make a play. I can't put us in a position for them to make that call.”

Baxter Holmes ESPN Senior Writer 

Mavericks rookie sensation Luka Dončić said he talked to Lakers star LeBron James during Wednesday's game at Staples Center about getting his jersey afterward, which Dončić did. "I always wanted his jersey," Dončić said of a player that he has long idolized. "It was something special to me." LeBron signed it, in part, with the message, "Strive For Greatness." Of his matchup with James, Dončić said, "It's special. It's very special. I was waiting for this game, and it was very special to me."

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.812th
Rebounds Per Game43.820th
Assists Per Game23.714th
Points Allowed113.723rd

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