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2020 Schedule
36-24, 2nd in Southwest
Doncic celebrates birthday with Slovenian duel vs. Dragic (2:09)

Heat spoil Doncic's 21st birthday, top Mavericks 126-118

Jimmy Butler scored 26 points, Duncan Robinson added 24 and the Miami Heat scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter to spark a 126-118 win over the Dallas Mavericks and spoil Luka Doncic’s 21st birthday on Friday night.

Dirk soaks up South Beach for Mavs-Heat (0:18)
Doncic signs autographs in South Beach on 21st birthday (0:23)
Breaking down Luka's achievements before 21 (2:03)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs star Luka Doncic (left thumb sprain) is listed as questionable for Friday's game in Miami. Doncic, who will be celebrating his 21st birthday, injured the thumb in the first half of Wednesday's win in San Antonio but finished the game and recorded a triple-double.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources: The Mavs fear backup PG Jalen Brunson has a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Brunson, a lefty, has been ruled out the remaining two games of this road trip but plans to return at some point and play the remainder of the season. Postseason surgery is a possibility.


ESPN's Max Kellerman

ESPN's Max Kellerman joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Sixers trajectory, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, James Dolan's Knicks (24:47), Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis (33:31) and much more.

Luka secures 26-point triple-double vs. Spurs (1:43)
Luka drains step-back 3-ball (0:18)
Who is the best player under 21 in the NBA? (2:00)
Why the Mavs need Porzingis to step up his game (1:21)
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Mavs' Brunson out with right shoulder sprain

Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson, who is averaging 8.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 17.9 minuter per game in 57 appearances this season, will miss five games with a right shoulder sprain.

Luka's near triple-double powers Mavs' win (1:46)
Luka, Finney-Smith connect for alley-oop slam (0:20)
Luka sets up Porzingis' one-handed jam (0:19)
Hardaway posterizes Layman (0:20)
Is Mark Cuban right to criticize NBA officials? (1:38)
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Cuban discipline to wait on Mavs' protest ruling

The Dallas Mavericks have filed a protest over their loss Saturday night to the Atlanta Hawks, citing a "misapplication of the rules," sources confirmed to ESPN. The New York Times first reported the protest of a call with 8.4 seconds remaining.

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Cuban: NBA's ref problem 'going on for 20 years'

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban went off on NBA officiating in a series of tweets Saturday night, writing, "Refs have bad games. Crews have bad games. But this isn't a single game issue."

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Points Per Game116.73rd
Rebounds Per Game47.04th
Assists Per Game24.414th
Points Allowed110.716th

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