# Kristaps Porziņģis missed the third game in a row due to a lower back injury. If he had gone on the field today, it would have been the 10th time in his career that he played against the Sacramento Kings.
Luka Dončičs scored 23 points (1p. 2/6, 2p. 9/14, 3p. 1/7), won eight rebounds, returned 10 assists, intercepted one ball, blocked one throw, accumulated three errors, three notes and closed the game with a +/- score plus five.
# The Mavericks started convincingly, making a breakthrough and finishing the first quarter with a nine-point lead (31:22). The Kings threw eight long-range shots, taking only one of them, while Dallas scored 15 points directly from a long distance (3p. 5/11).
# In the second quarter, the Kings played three points (25:22), although the accuracy of the long shots did not improve. Luka Dončič had already scored 16 points before the second half, but Richard Holmes was the best in the “Kings” line with 10 points.
# After the break, the Kings knew how to keep the deficit to a minimum and even took the lead, but the Mavericks won the game, despite the Kings’ efforts to prevent it – 105:99.
# Five players scored at least 10 points in Dallas. Tim Hardave added 16 points in success, and Dorian Finley Smith 13 + 6.
# Kings ranks 22 + 13 in Holmes’ account, but Harrison Barns also saved double-double – 15 points and 10 rebounds. 14 + 8 D’Aaron Fox.
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