Facing a Mavericks team with a sensational rookie Luka Doncic is not that easy.But the San Antonio Spurs led by Demar Derozan are determined to beat this young team, he started hot with 16 of his 33 points is in first quarter alone, he added 6 assist, 4 boards and 4 steals. Lamarcus Aldridge added 28 points, 3 assists and 7 rebounds and he take over the game in second quarter as they beat the Mavs 112 to 105.
Sophomore guard Derrick White continues to played well with his 23 points, 7 assists, 3 boards and 3 takeaways. A primary defender of Luka Doncic who struggled all game has 5/18 from the field made nothing but one of seven threes and one out of nine from the foul line finished with 12 points. Jalen Brunson led the Mavs with his career high 34 points.
When the Spurs take a 10 point led at the end of first quarter they never trail all night long. Bench was led by Davis Bertans with 11 points and one emphatic dunked, team didn’t miss any free throw tonight made all 18 and shooting 52.4% from the field.
As a sixth seeded with full 5 games ahead out of playoff picture the Spurs playoff streak will likely continue.
Next for San Antonio will host the New York Knicks on Friday night in AT & T Center.