Doncic hits for the win, Dallas leads 2:0 against Minnesota

Mavericks celebrated 109:108

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Irving and Doncic, Photo: Reuters
Irving and Doncic, Photo: Reuters
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Dallas basketball players made a new breakthrough - the Mavericks defeated Minnesota 109:108 away from home and took a 2:0 lead in the finals of the Western Conference of the NBA League.

The hero of Dallas is the Slovenian representative, Luka Dončić, who three seconds before the end, through Rudi Gober, hit a three-pointer for the victory.

Minnesota went on a 9:0 run at the end of the first and the beginning of the second quarter to take a 37:26 lead.

After Edwards' point, in the middle of the second quarter, the "wolves" had an 18-point advantage (55:37), and went to the break with plus 12 (60:48).

Dallas continued to reduce the deficit, and then, at the beginning of the fourth quarter, made an 8:0 run and took the lead (87:86). From that moment on, no team was able to pull away, Minnesota had everything in their hands, but Anthony Edwards was the tragic. With the score 108:106, with 12 seconds left, the Minnesota basketball player lost the ball, Dallas took a time-out, after which Dončić scored through Gober for the win.

Dončić got revenge on Gober for punching him in the stomach, earlier in the match, when the Frenchman prevented him from organizing a counterattack.

Doncic had 32 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists, while Kyri Irving had 20 rebounds and six assists.

With Minnesota, Naz Reed was the most effective with 23 points. Edwards finished the game with 21 points, five rebounds and seven assists.

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