Dallas Mavericks coach Luca Dontic in Dallas on Saturday. Reuters Photos from USA Today Sports – Reuters
(Reuters) – Luca Dontic rose to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a losing streak in 10 matches against the Golden State Warriors after a sensational 112-109 victory over the NBA champions on Saturday.
Slovenia Dontic scored 24 points and contributed to a fourth straight win when they advanced 109-108 and Kevin Durant missed a chance for the Warriors and lost fellow fellow Clay Thompson another chance to score less than 11 seconds at the end.
Donets made two free throws with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Mavericks increased with Harrison Barnes fouling Durant six seconds before the end but Durant wasted a second free throw.
Barnes scored 23 points for the Mavericks while Durant scored 32 points and the Warriors lost their third defeat in four matches.
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