Luka Doncic had 73 points and his seventh game of 50 or more
Mavericks star Luka Doncic set a franchise record with 41 points in the first half against the Hawks on Friday, then recorded his seventh career game of 50 or more points when he hit 73 late in the game.
star Dallas Mavericks, Luka DoncicHad an unforgettable night on Friday, lighting up the State Farm Arena to score 73 points148-143 for most of his career Atlanta Hawks.
It was the highest-scoring game in the NBA this season, surpassing Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid's 70 points against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday and tying Wilt Chamberlain for the fourth-highest scoring game in NBA history.
Luka Doncic He is the tenth player in NBA history to reach 70 points.
An epic night Luca Dancyc included 41 points at halftime, breaking Dirk Nowitzki's franchise record for points in any half. He reached 57 late in the third quarter, then started the quarter with eight straight points before finishing with 73.
Doncic scored 23 points in the second quarter.
He finished 25 of 33 from the field, including 8 of 13 from 3-point range and 15 of 16 from the free throw line. He added 10 rebounds and seven assists