Updated 7:02 pm CST, Monday, February 11, 2019 DALLAS — When the Rockets had seen Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic prior to Monday's meeting, Doncic took off on an 11-0 run late in the game to carry the Mavericks to the win in Dallas.
In his game prior to facing the Rockets again, he did nearly matched that, scoring 13 of the Mavericks' final 17 points to lead the comeback win against the Trail Blazers on Sunday.
"His experience playing at high levels over in Europe, in big games and high stakes national team games has prepared him for all these different situations," Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said.
Dallas Mavericks Forward Luka Doncic (77) shoots a 3-pointer over Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Dallas.
less Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) shoots a 3-pointer over Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Dallas.
Luka Doncic's European basketball experience proving valuable in NBA
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