Deandre Ayton was proper — typically it is actually onerous to consider Luka Doncic is a rookie.
It was nearly unimaginable to consider Friday when he hit three straight go-ahead photographs within the final two minutes to guide Dallas to a 119-115 win over the Timberwolves.
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) January 12, 2019
Doncic’s first shot got here within the paint to provide the Mavs a 112-111 lead, his second gave them a 114-113 advantage and the third was on a transition 3-pointer to provide Dallas a lead it will by no means relinquish.
The 19-year-old scored 29 factors to go along with 12 assists and eight rebounds to cleared the path for the Mavericks.
Studs of the Night
Hawks rookie Kevin Huerter scored a career-high 29 factors in Atlanta’s 123-121 win over the 76ers.
Wizards guard Tomas Satoransky tallied his first profession triple-double with 18 factors, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in Washington’s 113-106 win over a Giannis Antetokounmpo-less Bucks team.
James Harden stayed scorching tallying one other 40-point triple-double with 43 factors, 12 assists and 10 rebounds in a 141-113 win over the Cavaliers.
Dud of the Night
Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie did not have his finest night time as he scored eight factors on 1-of-7 shooting off the bench in Brooklyn’s 122-105 loss to the Raptors. Brooklyn was minus-24 with Dinwiddie on the ground.
Pacers ahead Domantas Sabonis threw one down within the Pacers 121-106 win over the Knicks.
— NBA (@NBA) January 12, 2019
Spurs (25-18) at Thunder (25-16) eight p.m. ET — The Spurs and Thunder are coming off of the most effective games of the season in a double-overtime thriller Thursday so why not watch them play again?