Doncic scored 53 points before returning from injury… 6th in Dallas West 

Luka Doncic (23, Slovenia) showed a great performance in his return from injury.

Dallas beat the Detroit Pistons by 111-105, 6 points in the NBA 2022-23 regular season home game held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, USA on the morning of the 31st (Korean time). With this, Dallas took 6th place in the Western Conference with a record of 27-25. (Detroit remains last in the East) Doncic

played a big role with 53 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists, about half of the team’s points. Not only the volume, but also efficiency with a field goal success rate of 70.8% (17/24), three-point success rate of 45.5% (5/11), and free throw success rate of 77.8% (14/18).

Previously, Doncic left the field due to an ankle injury around the 3rd minute of the first quarter against the Portland Tracers on the 27th. On this day, Doncic failed to return to the court and failed to play in the game against Utah Jazz on the 29th.

Doncic, who returned from a one-game break, boasted a good shot feeling with 24 points, including four 3-point shots from the first quarter. However, Dallas could not widen the gap with Detroit despite Doncic’s performance, and finished the first quarter with a 30-27, 3-point lead.먹튀검증

Rather, Dallas was caught by the Detroit players early in the second quarter. Detroit’s bench players managed to tie the game five minutes into the quarter. In the ensuing attack, Shadik Bay and Cillian Hayes’ consecutive three-point shots even turned the tables. As a result, Dallas ended the first half with a 57-53, 4-point lead.

However, Dallas had Doncic who came out of the second quarter. Doncic scored a total of 21 points with 18 points and 1 assist in the quarter alone. However, Detroit also allowed Bayan Bogdanovic to score and chase, but did not give up the lead. Therefore, Dallas faced the fourth quarter with a one-point lead, 83-84, thanks to Doncic’s hard work.

At the beginning of the fourth quarter, when Doncic was resting, Dallas players finally came to help Doncic. In particular, Spencer Dinwiddie completely brought the flow to Dallas with three consecutive breakthrough points, and Josh Green also joined the scoring procession. In the meantime, when Bogdanovic made a point to pursue, Doncic appeared on the court. Immediately, Doncic overtook Cillian Hayes and exploded the dunk.

In addition, Doncic scored on free throws, took over the court with stepback jumpers and fadeaway jumpers. Afterwards, Dallas defeated Detroit by 6 points, 111-105, as Dorian Finney-Smith made all the wedge free throws.

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