The Dallas Mavericks and Luka Doncic are going home, after falling 4 games to 2 in their first-round match up with the LA Clippers.
The series was more competitive than expected -- despite an injury to the Mavs' second-best player Kristaps Porzingis -- because Doncic followed up his amazing age-20 regular season with an outstanding playoff series, including a game-winning step-back three for the ages.
Clippers star Kawhi Leonard, who knows a thing or two about legendary playoff performances (and who rarely speaks) spoke on Doncic.
“He’s a great player … battled every minute he was out there on the floor, didn’t back down. Led his team every game and he did a hell of a job out there.”— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 30, 2020
- Kawhi on Luka Doncic pic.twitter.com/XHxJ5VVvAz
“He’s a great player … battled every minute he was out there on the floor, didn’t back down. Led his team every game and he did a hell of a job out there," Leonard said.
Doncic averaged 31 points, 9.8 rebounds and 8.7 assists on 50 percent shooting during the series, despite losing
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