In a heart-stopping showdown, the Cleveland Cavaliers (38-19) pulled off a stunning victory against the Dallas Mavericks (33-25), sealing the win with a jaw-dropping buzzer-beater from Max Strus, despite the combined efforts of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving.

With seconds ticking away, Strus launched an improbable 59-footer as time expired, sinking his fifth three-pointer in the final minutes to secure a thrilling 121-119 triumph over the Mavericks.

While Strus emerged as the hero of the night with his game-winning heroics, Donovan Mitchell led the charge for the Cavaliers with a 31-point performance, closely followed by Strus himself, who contributed 21 points, and Jarrett Allen, who added 19.

Despite the Cavaliers’ heroic effort, the Mavericks’ dynamic duo of Doncic and Irving put on a spectacular show, combining for a staggering 75 points in a display of offensive firepower.

Doncic showcased his brilliance with 45 points and 14 assists, narrowly missing out on a triple-double, while Irving chipped in with 30 points for the Mavericks.

Despite Doncic and Irving’s offensive onslaught, the Cavaliers refused to back down, mounting a remarkable comeback in the final minutes of the game, fueled by Strus’ clutch shooting and unwavering determination.

Strus’ incredible buzzer-beater etched his name into the annals of NBA history, marking the second-longest game-winner in the 3-point era, a feat that will be remembered for years to come.