The Mavericks took over the game early and had the lead for most of the game. The Kings went on a 6-0 run at the 8:52 mark in the 2nd quarter, in a 1-minute span making it 38-39.
The Mavericks went on an 8-0 run at the 7:25 mark in the 2nd quarter, in a 1-minute span making it 48-41. The Mavericks went on a 7-0 run with 4:19 left in the 2nd quarter, in a 2 minute span making it 60-48. At the 8:09 mark in the 3rd quarter, the Mavs went on an 8-0 run setting the score at 78-59. Kristaps Porzingis led the Mavericks 2 minutes 11-2 push with 4:43 left in the 3rd quarter scoring 5 points and setting the score at 93-70.
Top performers for the Dallas Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis contributed 27 points (11-of-16 FG), 5 assists and 13 rebounds. Luka Doncic contributed 33 points (10-of-18 from the field), 8 assists and 12 rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. contributed 19 points (7-of-14 FG), 6 assists and 5 threes made. Seth Curry contributed 18 points (7-of-10 FG), 6 assists and 3 threes made. Maxi Kleber had 2 blocks.
Top performers for the Sacramento Kings: Buddy Hield had 22 points (8-of-21 from the field), 9 assists and 4 threes made. De’Aaron Fox contributed 16 points (5-of-16 FG) and 4 assists. Kent Bazemore contributed 15 points (5-of-10 shooting) and 7 rebounds. Both teams were mostly healthy.
The Kings have won once out of the 2 games between the teams. The Mavs will be playing at away vs ORL, away vs ATL, home vs MIN. The Kings will go on a 4 game road trip after 1 home game. The Mavericks and the Kings had played their last game two days ago. Get all NBA tickets at TickPick, where smart fans buy tickets!