The Dallas Mavericks recorded their third win in their fifth seeding game in Orlando behind a dominant performance by Luka Doncic. The Mavs earned a narrow overtime win (136-132) over the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Doncic had yet another triple double with 36 points, 14 rebounds and 19 assists. Meanwhile, reigning NBA MVP Giannis responded with 34 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks. After the game, the Greek Freak complimented his opponent.
“He’s one of the most talented guys I’ve ever played against,” Antetokounmpo said after the game, per Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN. “He’s making the whole team better, and he’s going to keep getting better.”
Dallas remains in seventh place in the Western Conference with two games back behind the Utah and Oklahoma City. As for Milwaukee, they have already clinched the number one spot in the East.