3 thoughts after the Dallas Mavericks pull away late against the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-101
The Dallas Mavericks won at home Wednesday night, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 116-101. The duo of Kristaps Porzingis and Luka Doncic led Dallas with the former scoring 26 and grabbing 17 rebounds and the latter scoring 27, securing nine rebounds, and dishing nine assists. Donte DiVincenzo scored a team high 22 for the Bucks in defeat.
Facing a Milwaukee squad without Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Dallas Mavericks came out against the Bucks looking tired. Dallas was on the second night of a back to back, losing in Houston last night, and took a few minutes to look awake. After not seeing the ball in quarter four against the Rockets, Kristaps Porzingis got repeated early looks, scoring on three of six shots and a pair of free throws. Luka Doncic looked on his game early as well but a toe injury of some sort forced him out of the game briefly. The bench unit, usually potent, missed lots of open looks and gave up the lead. The Mavericks trailed after one quarter, 31-29.
The two teams played it tightly in the second, …
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