Luka Doncic poured in a career-high 42 points Monday night, adding 12 assists and 11 rebounds, leading Dallas past the visiting San Antonio Spurs 117-110.
“He’s having one of those magical runs right now,” Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters.
“He was phenomenal all night long,” Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said.
“It’s not surprising to me. This guy can do anything he wants to on a basketball court. He’s having one of those magical runs right now. it’s a phenomenal thing to watch, it’s a phenomenal thing to be a part of. We’re all just kind of along for the ride here.”
Doncic scored 17 in the first quarter (the second most in his career) and drilled a step-back 3-pointer with 26 seconds remaining to give the Mavs a five-point lead.
“He’s a hell of a player,” the Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan said. “Got to give him credit. He’s special for a reason.”