Luka Doncic produces fifth triple-double

2019-03-19T07:07:53+00:00 2019-03-19T07:07:53+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

19/Mar/19 07:07

Twenty-nine European players were in action during NBA’s nine-game Monday night schedule.

By John Askounis/

Dirk Nowitzki climbed up to sixth place of the NBA all-time scoring list and Luka Doncic posted a 29-point, 13-rebound, 10-asssist triple-double, but the Dallas Mavericks lost to the New Orleans Pelicans, 129-125, in overtime. Dairis Bertans scored 3 points for the winning side.

Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 boards and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 114-105 away win over the Boston Celtics on Monday. The hosts clinched a playoffs spot for the first time since 2013 with their fourth consecutive NBA 2018-19 Regular Season victory.

Big night for Goran Dragic as well. He ended up with 26 points, 11 dimes and five boards for the Miami Heat that grabbed a crucial 116-107 away victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dennis Schroder poured 20 points for the losing side.

Cedi Osman sank a clutch three-pointer and finished with 21 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their 126-119 victory against the Detroit Pistons. Marc Gasol finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors defeated the New York Knicks, 128-92.

Jusuf Nurkic notched an 18-point, 11-rebound double-double for the Portland Trail Blazers that overpowered the Indiana Pacers, 106-98. In-form Rudy Gobert also posted a double-double with 14 points and 14 boards helping the Utah Jazz beat the Washington Wizards, 116-95.

Results and European action:

Cleveland Cavaliers Detroit Pistons 126-119 Cedi Osman 21pts, 4reb, 6ast, 1stl, Zizic 8pts, 6reb, 1ast, 1stl – Pachulia 3pts, 3reb, 1ast, Calderon DNP, Mykhailiuk INA


Washington Wizards Utah Jazz 95-116 Satoransky 8pts, 2reb, 6ast, 2stl, Mahinmi 2pts, 2reb – Gobert 14pts, 14reb, 3ast, 1stl, 2blk, Rubio 8pts, 2reb, 10ast, 4stl, Sefolosha 6pts, 2reb, 2stl, Mitrou-Long G-L


Boston Celtics Denver Nuggets 105-114 Theis 6pts, 1reb, Yabusele DNP – Jokic 21pts, 13reb, 7ast, 2stl, 3blk, J. Hernangomez DNP


Toronto Raptors New York Knicks 128-92 Anunoby 14pts, 3reb, 1ast, 2blk, M. Gasol 12pts, 11reb, 1ast, 1stl, 1blk, Ibaka SUS – Hezonja 8pts, 5reb, 3ast, 2stl, Ntilikina INJ


Oklahoma City Thunder Miami Heat 107-116 Schroder 20pts, 3reb, 6ast – Dragic 26pts, 5reb, 11ast, 2stl


San Antonio Spurs Golden State Warriors 111-105 Belinelli 9pts, 2reb, Poeltl 6pts, 7reb, Dav. Bertans 5pts, 3reb, 1ast, 1stl, 1blk – Jerebko DNP


Dallas Mavericks New Orleans Pelicans 125-129 Doncic 29pts, 13reb, 10ast, 2stl, Kleber 9pts, 6reb, 2ast, 1stl, 2blk, Nowitzki 8pts, 1reb, 2ast, K. Antetokounmpo G-L, Porzingis INJ – Dair. Bertans 3pts, 1reb, 2ast, 1blk


Phoenix Suns Chicago Bulls 101-116 Bender 4pts, 3reb, 1ast, 1blk, Okobo DNP – Markkanen 17pts, 9reb, 2ast, 2blk, Luwawu-Cabarrot 7pts, 2reb


Portland Trail Blazers Indiana Pacers 106-98 Nurkic 18pts, 11reb, 2ast, Kanter 6pts, 4reb – Boj. Bogdanovic 15pts, 2reb, 2ast, 3stl, Sabonis 7pts, 7reb, 1ast, 1blk



Eastern Conference
1. x-Milwaukee Bucks 52-18
2. x-Toronto Raptors 50-21
3. x-Philadelphia 76ers 45-25
4. Indiana Pacers 44-27
5. Boston Celtics 43-28
6. Detroit Pistons 36-34
7. Brooklyn Nets 36-36
8. Miami Heat 34-36
9. Orlando Magic 33-38
10. Charlotte Hornets 31-38
11. Washington Wizards 30-41
12. Atlanta Hawks 24-47
13. e-Chicago Bulls 20-52
14. e-Cleveland Cavaliers 18-53
15. e-New York Knicks 14-57

Western Conference
1. x-Golden State Warriors 47-22
2. x-Denver Nuggets 47-22
3. Houston Rockets 44-26
4. Portland Trail Blazers 43-27
5. San Antonio Spurs 42-29
6. Oklahoma City Thunder 42-29
7. Utah Jazz 41-29
8. Los Angeles Clippers 41-30
9. Sacramento Kings 34-35
10. Minnesota Timberwolves 32-38
11. Los Angeles Lakers 31-39
12. e-New Orleans Pelicans 31-42
13. e-Memphis Grizzlies 28-42
14. e-Dallas Mavericks 28-42
15. e-Phoenix Suns 17-55

x-Secured a playoffs spot
e-Eliminated from playoffs