Luka Doncic Feels 'Happiness' After Winning His First Playoff Series

The event started after Bojan Bogdanovic missed out on a prospective game-winner. The Mavs were up 2 points with 4.3 seconds staying in a closeout Game 6 when Bogey’s set up his prayer after pump-faking Spencer Dinwiddie out of his method for a wide-open three-pointer from the left-wing.

The minute appeared to await the air, however Bogey’s shot was brief, Donovan Mitchell almost was up to his knees in shock as Luka Doncic, and the Mavs commemorated getting to round 2.

“Oh, man, I thought, ‘He don’t miss a lot of those,’” Doncic stated, per ESPN. “My heart stopped.”

For the very first time given that 2011, the Mavericks have actually won a playoff series. The 98-96 closeout win likewise represented Doncic’s very first playoff series win and will be the very first time he’s moved past the preliminary in his intense profession.

Doncic completed Game 6 with 24 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 helps in 42 minutes, playing the whole 2nd half as the Mavs rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit. The victorious return followed the Mavs torched Utah’s defense with 14 second-half triples, the most in one half in Dallas playoff history.

“Happiness, man,” Doncic stated. “I think we worked really hard to get here. I think we deserve to get past the first round. Everybody fought their ass off today. We didn’t play good today, but everybody was staying together. Keeping everybody together was the key to win this game.”

The 3rd quarter showed important as the Mavs outscored the Jazz 36-19 and tore down 8-12 three-pointers. Ten out of the Mavs’ 13 dollars were helped, mainly thanks to the definitive decision-making of Doncic out of traps and double-teams. Doncic had one penny however scored 10 points, consisting of 2 step-back 3s in the huge 3rd frame.

“I like sharing the ball,” Doncic stated. “If they’re going to [double-team], somebody is going to be open. We’ve been playing against blitzes or hits the whole season, and I think we did great. Then it’s just basketball, four-on-three.”

Game 1 of the Suns-Mavs second-round series will begin on Monday.



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