Luka Doncic Had More Points, Rebounds and Assists Than the Warriors in a Whole Quarter

In Thursday’s Hot Clicks: Luka Doncic does something no one has since Allen Iverson, Ben Simmons does something he’s never done before and more.
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Luka Doncic is a terror

Mavericks' Luka Doncic on the bench

The Warriors are a disaster. They only have eight healthy players, none of whom (aside from Willie Cauley-Stein) have any business being a starter on an NBA team. But what Luka Doncic did last night, even against a depleted Golden State team, is insanely impressive. 

Doncic put up 35 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in just 25 minutes and 30 seconds of play during a 142–94 Mavericks win over the Warriors. 

It was a performance full of fun facts. 

That’s right. In the first quarter, Doncic had 22 points, five assists and five rebounds. The whole Warriors roster had 16, four and four. That’s way more impressive than the 10 points Iverson had to out-score the Bulls (eight points) in that 2003 game. 

Doncic is on a tear right now, and you have to start wondering if he’s going to average a triple-double for the whole season. 

“Look, he’s a very special player on a special roll,” Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said after the game. “There’s not much else to say. This isn’t a big news flash now. This is getting to be pretty normal.”

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