OKLAHOMA CITY (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Jalen Brunson had 18 points and nine rebounds while starting in place of injured star Luka Doncic, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 103-84 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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It was the first time this season the Mavericks won without Doncic in the lineup.
Doncic experienced a flareup of a previous ankle injury in Friday’s game against Indiana and is being held out for back-to-back games.READ MORE: Unseasonably Warm Before DFW Temperatures Drop Below Freezing, Bring Chance For Wintry Mix
Dallas had been 0-4 without the All-Star guard this season.
Maxi Kleber scored 16 points off the Mavericks’ bench and fellow reserve Moses Brown added 15 against his former team. Kristaps Porzingis had 13 points and seven rebounds. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 18 points.MORE NEWS: Students In Keller ISD Among Those Returning To Campus After COVID-19 Closure
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