Dereck Lively II Shines in Debut Game for Dallas Mavericks, Scoring 16 Points and Grabbing 10 Rebounds
Dallas Mavericks rookie Dereck Lively II made a big impact in their win over the San Antonio Spurs. The Duke rookie scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while shooting 87.5% from the field without starting. Luka Dončić, his colleague, hailed his performance as “amazing.” Given that Lively had never scored 16 points or a double-double in college, his debut was even more impressive. Only four Mavericks rookies have scored a double-double in their NBA debut.
Mavericks’ Lively II follows up the miss and throws down the vicious put-back slam
Watch youngster Dereck Lively II keep shooting and Һit a nasty put-back slam against the Spurs after missing.
Victor Wembanyama gets upstaged by Dereck Lively II in their debuts
Rookies shined on NBA opening night. Dallas freshman Dereck Lively II scored 16 points and 10 rebounds versus Victor Wembanyama’s 15 and 5. Scoot Henderson debuted poorly, scoring nine points on 5-of-11 shooting. OKC’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and 10 assists, while Zion Williamson dunked impressively. Max Strus hit seven 3-pointers for the Cavaliers, while Kristaps Porzingis established a Celtics team record with 30 points in his debut. Hawks Trae Young shot 4/19 from the floor. The Indiana Pacers set a record with 143 points in their win over the Wizards, and Cam Thomas scored 36 points for the Nets, a bench player season-opener record. The Kings won their season opener with Harrison Barnes’ 33 points.
Dereck Lively II Shines in Rookie Debut, Outshines Victor Wembanyama in High-Scoring Matchup
The highly anticipated NBA rookie Victor Wembanyama made his Spurs regular-season debut against the Dallas Mavericks. Wembanyama scored 15 points, five rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one block despite foul trouble. He made his NBA debut after impressing in French league games in the preseason with his unique skills. Wembanyama showed his promise in crunch time despite fouls, but the Spurs lost.
Luka Doncic records triple-double in Mavericks’ win over the Spurs
Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks win their season opening against the San Antonio Spurs, spoiling No. 1 overall selection Victor Wembanyama’s NBA debut. Doncic tallied 33 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists, while Wembanyama scored 15 in his debut. Foul trouble hampered Wembanyama, and the Mavericks won 126-119. The season began with a spectacular display of these young stars’ talent and potential.
Doncic spoils Wembanyama’s debut as Mavericks beаt Spurs
San Antonio (AP)— Luka Doncic scored 33 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the San Antonio Spurs 126-119 on Wednesday to spoil No. 1 lottery selection Victor Wembanyama’s NBA debut. Dallas won after forcing two turnovers in the last minute. Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving scored 22 points, while Grant Williams….
Victor Wembanyama scores 15 points in debut for San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs lost against the Dallas Mavericks, but Victor Wembanyama had a good debut. The Spurs took a brief lead in the fourth quarter after Wembanyama’s lob, 3-pointer, and contact dunk. He had 15 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block. Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving’s late 3-pointers gave the Mavericks the win. Wembanyama’s fifth foul early in the fourth quarter hampered his night. Doncic had 33 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists, while Irving had 22 points and 6 assists for Dallas.
Victor Wembanyama’s NBA Debut Disappoints Despite Fourth Quarter Comeback
Due to foul difficulties, Victor Wembanyama’s NBA debut was disappointing, but he scored nine points in the fourth quarter. The Dallas Mavericks won 126-119 against the San Antonio Spurs, who struggled to overcome Luka Dončić’s triple-double. Wembanyama scored 15 points, five rebounds, and two assists on 6-of-9 shooting with three three-pointers. Wembanyama’s debut stats were inferior than LeBron James’ 25 points, nine assists, and six rebounds. Spurs play Houston Rockets, Mavericks play Brooklyn Nets.
Luka Doncic’s Triple Double Propels Mavericks to 126-119 Win Over Spurs
Dallas beаt San Antonio Spurs 126-119 in an entertaining season opening. Luka Doncic scored 33 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and handed out 10 assists to lead the club. After impressing, rookie Dereck Lively started the second half. Despite winning, the Mavericks’ defense needs work after allowing 68 first-half points. Dallas also pushed the ball and played swiftly, making the game interesting and tҺrilling.
Luka Doncic shines as Mavericks win season opener against Spurs
Victor Wembanyama’s NBA debut was ruined by Luka Doncic’s 126-119 win over the Spurs. Doncic helped the Mavs recover from a poor start in the second quarter. It was close, but Doncic’s аggressive scoring and clutch plays won for Dallas. Mavs are 1-0 and play Brooklyn Nets next.