Credit: Reuters-Scanpix
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Luka Doncic returned to the Dallas Mavericks after a memorable summer with the Slovenian national team.

The Slovenian superstar helped Mavericks to get a win over the Utah Jazz 111-101 (22-31, 39-25, 31-18, 19-27) in the preseason opener.

Luka Doncic was a top scorer for Mavericks. Slovenian superstar accumulated 19 points (6/6 2 PT, 2/4 3PT, 1/2 FT), 6 rebounds, and 5 assists in 15.5 minutes of playing time.

Boban Marjanovic contributed with 14 points (3/5 2PT, 2/2 3PT, 2/2 FT), 3 rebounds, and 1 assist over 9 minutes.

Maxi Kleber and Kristaps Porzingis had 7 points apiece.

Jared Butler stood out in the Utah Jazz, scoring 22 points (6/11 2PT, 3/7 3PT, 1/2 FT), grabbing 1 rebound, and dishing 4 assists.

The Utah team missed 7 important players: Bojan Bogdanovic, Donovan Mitchell, Mike Conley, Rudy Gay, Rudy Gobert, Joe Ingles, and Hassan Whiteside.

Full game highlights

Doncic's highlights

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