The Dallas Mavericks (17-18) beat the Oklahoma City Thunder (22-13) in a late thriller at home 105:103 (27:28, 30:31, 27:14, 21:30).
Luka Doncic was the top scorer for the Mavericks with 25 points (on 9/19 shooting, including 4/11 from three). In addition, he grabbed 3 boards and dished out 7 assists.
Harrison Barnes added 16 points and 6 rebounds, Dennis Smith Jr. posted 14 points, DeAndre Jordan poured in 12 points with 17 rebounds and 2 blocks. Five Mavericks finished in double figures.
On the other hand, Paul George led the Thunder with a game-high 36 points (on 12/24 shooting, including 3/11 from three) and 5 boards. George scored the last 13 Thunder’s points.
Dennis Schroder came off the bench to contribute 19 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, Jerami Grant and Patrick Patterson posted 10 points apiece, Russell Westbrook scored 9 points (on 4/22 shooting), 9 rebounds and 8 assists.
Russell Westbrook, for the first time since 2017 spring, didn’t reach double digits in at least one of those three statistical categories.
The Oklahoma City Thunder made 9 on 38 three-point attempts.