Luka Doncic scored a career-high 42 points in his sixth triple-double of the young NBA season, and the Dallas Mavericks sent the San Antonio Spurs to their sixth straight loss, 117-110 on Monday night.
The 20-year-old Doncic leads the NBA in triple-doubles after finishing with 11 rebounds and 12 assists to go with the biggest shot of the game, a three-pointer with 26.5 seconds to play that put the Mavericks up 115-110. Doncic and LeBron James are the only players in NBA history younger than 21 to have a 40-point triple-double.
Houston 132, Portland 108: Russell Westbrook had 28 points and a triple-double and Clint Capela added a season-high 22 points and had 20 rebounds in his fourth consecutive 20-20 game for the host Rockets.
Milwaukee 115, Chicago 101: The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 10 rebounds in his 13th consecutive double-double to begin the season.
Boston 99, Phoenix 85: Jayson Tatum scored 26, but the visiting Celtics lost Marcus Smart to a sprained ankle in the fourth quarter.
New York 123, Cleveland 105: Julius Randle scored 15 of his 30 points in the first quarter, leading the host Knicks over the Cavaliers. Kevin Porter Jr. led Cleveland with 18 points.
L.A. Clippers 90, OKC 88: Paul George scored four of his 18 points in the final 26 seconds, helping the host Clippers hold off the Thunder.
Indiana 115, Brooklyn 86: Aaron Holiday had career highs with 24 points and 13 assists and Domantas Sabonis added a career-high 18 rebounds for the visiting Pacers, who held the Nets to 35 first-half points.
Toronto 132, Charlotte 96: The Raptors' OG Anunoby scored a career-high 24 points before being poked in the right eye for the second time in four games.