Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 25 points and Josh Richardson had 20, allowing playoff-bound Dallas to overcome the loss of Doncic early in the third quarter and roll to a 124-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
Doncic finished with 15 points in 22 minutes and Jalen Brunson added 13 points and seven assists for Dallas, which never trailed in its fourth win in a row. Kevin Love added eight points and 11 rebounds, and Mfiondu Kabengele had 14 points. “Given the way this season has gone, I’m more concerned with, ‘Where are we? What time is it? And where do you want to be in 10 minutes?'”
Mavericks: Doncic had his 1,500th career assist, two days after scoring his 5,000th point in the NBA. F Kristaps Porzingis missed his sixth straight game and F Maxi Kleber sat out his fourth in a row.