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NBA: Luka Doncic makes history by recording back-to-back triple-double

first_img 10 months ago NBA news: Stephen Curry out for three months due to hand injury Last Updated: 4th November, 2019 13:34 IST NBA: Luka Doncic Makes History By Recording Back-to-back Triple-double On November 4, Luka Doncic became the first player since Oscar Robertson to record at least 25 points, 15 assists, and 10 rebounds in back-to-back games. 10 months ago NBA: Warriors vs Spurs player ratings, results and highlights SUBSCRIBE TO US Devika Pawar LIVE TV Written By WATCH US LIVE 10 months ago NBA players and fans react to Stephen Curry’s injury on Twitter 10 months ago NBA: Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki gets street named after him First Published: 4th November, 2019 13:34 IST Also read | NBA 2020 MVP Odds: Antetokounmpo leads the way in the MVP race Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic set multiple records after his triple-double performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, November 4. Mavericks beat Cavaliers 131-111 at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Doncic scored 29 points, 15 assists and 14 rebounds.Also read | NBA news: Stephen Curry out for three months due to hand injury COMMENT WE RECOMMEND As this is his second consecutive triple-double, he is the first player who has recorded a stat line like this in back-to-back games according to NBA stats. The last player to hold the record was Oscar Robertson in 1965. Luka Doncic is also the youngest to have consecutive 25-point triple-doubles. He is now also the second player to record consecutive 15-assist games. The first was Jason Kidd. Doncic previously scored 31 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 2, Saturday.  Doncic, who was the last NBA season’s Rookie of the Year, has only performed consistently in his second year with the Mavericks. In the first six games, the guard put up 26.2 points per game, 9.6 rebounds, 8.4 rebounds, and 1.8 steals. Doncic also shot 45.3% from the field and 31.8% from deep. Also read | NBA: Warriors vs Spurs player ratings, results and highlightsLuka Doncic has been crucial for the team’s offence since his rookie season, even though his turnovers are a minor setback. In an interview with a new channel, head coach Rick Carlisle had admitted that he has never seen a player like Doncic before. Carlisle himself has two decades of experience as both coach and player. The Mavericks will be playing Orlando Magic next on Thursday, November 7 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas (7:00 am IST). Also read | NBA: Dallas Mavericks vs LA Lakers result and player ratings 10 months ago NBA: Dallas Mavericks vs LA Lakers result and player ratings FOLLOW USlast_img read more