The Dallas Mavericks’ hot streak continued on Monday night with a 130-124 win over the Orlando Magic. Luka Doncic, who had 33 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists, expressed his excitement with the Mavs’ performance:
“The whole team was having fun. We played great."
Kristaps Porzingis continued making meaningful progress, posting 17 points and 10 rebounds. The Mavs shot 52.2% from the field, while also receiving contributions from the bench. Most notably, after being subbed in, Jalen Brunson finished with 24 points (9-13 from the field).
The Mavericks have now won eight of their last 10 games.
Now let's hear Mavs talk:
Doncic on his goal in the NBA:
"Win the championship. Easy. Easy answer"
Doncic on his performance:
"I'm still working to be a leader on this team… The whole team was having fun. We played great.”
Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle on Doncic's playmaking:
"This guy defies a lot of logic when it comes to conventional coaching theories."
Carlisle on Brunson's development:
"The thing about Brunson is that he's really come a long way. It didn't just happen for him. He had to work to change his body."
Brunson on the Mavericks' improved play:
"It's been a collective something. It's been great for us because we've been communicating with one another night in and night out."
Brunson on what he focuses on:
"I just worry about the little things because I know everything else is going to flow."
Maxi Kleber on denying Doncic a triple-double:
"I definitely messed up his triple-double tonight."
Next up, the Mavericks (17-16) will travel back home to face the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-20) on Wednesday at 7:30 PM CST.
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