Luka Doncic scored 19 points as the Mavs lost to the Heat

Luka Doncic
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The Dallas Mavericks (29-46) rookie Luka Doncic posted 19 points (6/18 FG, 3/9 3PT, 4/6 FT), grabbed eight rebounds and handed out seven assists in the Mavericks’ 99-105 road loss over the Miami Heat (37-38) on Thursday night.

Justin Jackson added 14 points, two steals and four rebounds, Dirk Nowitzki and Jalen Brunson (four assists) scored 13 points apiece for the Mavs.

On the other hand, Goran Dragic poured in his second career triple-double with 23 points (9/17 FG), 12 rebounds, one steal, one block and 11 assists for the Heat.

Dion Waiters added 17 points, Hassan Whiteside scored 11 points and nine rebounds, Dwyane Wade contributed 11 points (4/14 FG) with four steals.

In the final seconds, Dwyane Wade stole the ball and set the Heat win with a layup.

An estimated 2,500 Slovenian fans were at American Airlines Arena to cheer on their countrymen, Goran Dragic and Luka Doncic, per Reuters.