NBA News – Dallas Mavericks

Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic celebrate against the Philadelphia 76ers  Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic Make History – This is what the Dallas Mavericks had in mind.  Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic became the first Mavs teammates to each score at least 40 points in the same game as they powered Dallas to a 133-126 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.  Doncic, the NBA’s leading scorer, finished with a game-high 42 points on 13-of-22 shooting (7-of-13 from 3). Irving, acquired by Dallas from Brooklyn ahead of the trade deadline, finished with 40 points on an efficient 15-for-22 night (he went 6-for-8 from 3). They became the first teammates in NBA history to each score 40 while hitting at least six 3-pointers apiece. Doncic added a team-high 12 assists while Irving came in behind him with six. As a team, the Mavericks hit a season-high 25 3-pointers (25-for-48, 52.1%). Read more at:  https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/mavericks/2023/03/02/kyrie-irving-luka-doncic-mavericks-history-40-point-games/11387944002/  (Jace Evans/USA Today)

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