Impressive victory for the Dallas Mavericks! Against the leader of the Eastern Conference, the MAVs after a comeback in the second half, a 107: 99 success succeeded. While Luka Doncic does not catch his best evening, the strong appearance of Maxi glue is crucial.
- Miami Heat (37-21) – Dallas Mavericks (34-24) 99: 107 (Boxscore)
- Dallas Mavericks: Strong comeback thanks to defense and glue
Miami Heat (37-21) – Dallas Mavericks (34-24) 99: 107 (Boxscore)
The German had almost desperate Miami in the fourth neighborhood with strong defense, as a whole, the statisticians listed 5 blocks for the Big Man. At the other end of the Court, glue made his cause really strong, his 19 points presented a personal seasonal order. He sank 5/10 from the field and 3/8 from Downtown – including the Dagger in the final minute.
Thus, the Texans have decided five of the past six games for themselves, although the last brandy Doncic had to fight with problems. He ended the game with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists, but only met 5/19 from the field (2/7 threesome). For this, the remaining role players such as Jalen Brunson (19, 6 Assists), Dorian Finney-Smith (14) or the two new entries Spencer Dinwiddie (4, 5 Assists) and Davis Bertan (12, 3/7 threesome) from their debuts.
The MAVs were halfway one with up to 13 points behind, but in half the guests were only 40 opposing points. “Our defense was extremely important. We have not allowed light baskets, everyone fought for the other. That was great team basketball and a great victory for us,” glue was happy.
For Miami, on the other hand, after five wins in series, it hailed for the first time again. Jimmy Butler fought with 29 points and 10 Boards, Bam Adebayo also laid a double double (21 and 12). The Big got the Mavs defense in the second halftime but always better under control. Otherwise, the Heate only Kyle Lowry (13) and Ömer Yurtseven (11) double-digit.
Dallas Mavericks: Strong comeback thanks to defense and glue
Several threesome enabled the guests from Texas an early lead, then Dinwiddie celebrated his MAV debut in a lineup with three ball handlers around Doncic, Brunson and the newcomer. However, Miami understood it very well to build a wall in front of the Movs-Drives. On the other side, the householders also dominated the Painted Area, the Heat went with a light advantage in the second section (28:23).
At the start of the passage, Bertan sailed his first goal in the MAVS jersey in the third attempt from Downtown. Immediately afterwards he had his second triple consequences, a glue block plus Brunson-Drive later and the MAVs were back. But against the Zonendominanz of the Heat Dallas had ultimately to oppose little.
AdeBayo raged almost at the basket, in the first half, Miami came to 32 points in the Zone – Dallas on 8. This miami in a meantime 13-point leadership around before adhesive shortly before the pauses from the distance of the distance after all At 51:59 from MAVS view shortened.
Doncic was not in half-time one in his rhythm (2/9 FG), but after the break, he found himself better on the subject of scoring. In addition, he served the teammates model valid and the team defense also improved. Miami remained almost four minutes without a single counter, first of all, first out of the distance and then brought his new colors shortly before the end of the passage by Transition Dunk Plus and-One in Front (81:78).
This leadership built Dallas thanks to a strong Drive of glue after a few minutes in the final portion of the highest MAV’s leadership of the evening (+10). Butler (11 in the fourth quarter) and numerous free throws kept Miami in a beat distance, Doncic now had problems again problems (0/4 FG in the last passage). Also from the free-scale, where it was not very good for Dallas generally (21/33 FT). For that, glue grabbed a mad chaseown block and later a rejection at Adebayos Alley Oop attempt.
Articles and videos about the topic
* Hard explains Blockbuster Trade: “Philly was my first choice”
* Experience the NBA live on Dazn. Register now! Can be terminated at any time monthly.
Adhesible Defense helped the Mavs enormously to stay in front. On the opposite side Brunson sunk for two minutes before the end an important triple for the renewed 9-point leadership. But adhesives were responsible for the Dagger. The German crowned his strong appearance 37 seconds before the end, when he was served in the right corner and made from Downtown for the decision.