With his amazing shot-making abilities on full display again, Luka Doncic seared another incredible moment into the memory banks of Dallas Mavericks’ fans across the world.
As Tuesday’s nationally televised game against Boston was all tied up, Doncic proceeded to pull yet another dazzling tool out of his magical toolbox by draining a high-arching 3-pointer with just 0.1 second left that lifted the Mavs to a dramatic 110-107 triumph over the Celtics before 3,300 fans at American Airlines Center.
The victory enabled the Mavs (15-15) to finally climb back to the .500 mark for the first time since they were 8-8 on Jan. 23. In addition, the Mavs have won six of their last seven games going into Thursday’s contest in Philadelphia.
After blowing a late 11-point lead, the Mavs needed – and turned to – Doncic to help pull them from the jaws of defeat. This time, as he often does, the two-time All-Star just simply did what he does best.
Boston’s Jaylen Brown had knotted the game at 107 when he scored with 9.5 seconds remaining. And since the Mavs were out of timeouts, Doncic brought the ball up the floor, worked the clock and remarkably fired in the game-winning 3-pointer from the identical spot on the floor where he beat the Los Angeles Clippers at the buzzer in Game 4 of last summer’s first-round playoff series.
“We knew we had no timeouts, we knew we were getting…