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The Dallas Mavericks (49-30) got an important win on the road against the Milwaukee Bucks (48-30) with a final score of 118-112 (25-33, 32-22, 33-32, 28-25)

2-pointers this season

Points made: 27,5
Accuracy: 54,3%
Place in standings: 17
Record max: 42
Record min: 14
Most made 2FGs: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Luka Doncic showed all of his magic in the game almost finishing with a triple-double. The Slovenian star finished with 32 points, 15 assists, 8 rebounds, and 3 steals. 

Dallas held on by outscoring the Bucks 17-14 over the final 5:52 of play.

Giannis Antetokounmpo paced Milwaukee (48-30) with 28 points and 10 rebounds on 12-of-22 shooting to post his seventh consecutive double-double.

Jrue Holiday notched 20 points and nine assists, reserve Bobby Portis finished with 17 points and Brook Lopez had 14.

After once trailing by as much as 10, the Mavericks put together a 17-9 run over the final 4:33 of the first half to head into the break with a 57-55 edge.

Doncic and Spencer Dinwiddie each had 11 points, and Doncic also added six assists and three rebounds. Powell went for 10 rebounds and seven assists, and Dallas shot 52.4 percent from the field (22 of 42) as a team.

Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 12 points on 6-of-11 shooting. Holiday was the only other player to score in double figures for the Bucks with 11, and Portis added eight.

Milwaukee struggled to get to the charity stripe through the first 24 minutes of action, as it only had two free throw attempts compared to Dallas' eight.

The Bucks seemingly took control of things in the third after a 14-0 run that put them up by five, but the Mavericks dominated the remainder of the frame to carry a 90-87 lead into the fourth.

Holiday was in the zone in the first quarter, posting 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting. Milwaukee was also firing on all cylinders from beyond the arc, drilling eight 3-pointers to jump out to an early eight-point lead.

Luka Doncic highlights

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Teams leaders

Giannis  Antetokounmpo
30,1 PTS
62% 2P%
30% 3P%
Luka  Doncic
28,3 PTS
53% 2P%
35% 3P%
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
11,7 REB
9,7 DREB
2,0 OREB
Luka  Doncic
9,1 REB
8,2 DREB
0,9 OREB
Jrue  Holiday
6,7 As
2,8 TO
33 MIN
Luka  Doncic
8,6 As
4,4 TO
36 MIN