Doncic and Irving lead Mavericks to impressive victory against Sixers with record-breaking performance

The Dallas Mavericks have been struggling to find their form since the NBA season resumed, with five defeats in their last six matches. However, the Mavericks were able to turn things around in a big way with an impressive victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, who are currently third in the Eastern Conference. Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving led the charge for the Mavericks, scoring a combined total of 82 points and setting a franchise record with their incredible shooting performance.

Doncic and Irving shine in record-breaking win

The Mavericks' backcourt pairing of Doncic and Irving was on fire against the Sixers, scoring 42 and 40 points respectively. This was the first time that two players on the Mavericks had scored 40 points or more in the same game. Doncic also had 12 assists and 4 rebounds, while Irving had 6 assists, 4 rebounds, and 3 steals.

Their shooting was especially impressive, with Doncic making 13 of his 22 shots and Irving making 15 of his 22. Together, they accounted for 13 of the Mavericks' 25 three-pointers, helping the team shoot a sensational 55% from the field and tying the franchise record for most three-pointers in a game.

The Mavericks' offense was firing on all cylinders, with Tim Hardaway Jr. adding 10 points, while Maxi Kleber and Kristaps Porzingis scored 8 points each. The team's record-breaking shooting performance was the difference-maker in a game where the Sixers' trio of Joel Embiid, James Harden, and Tyrese Maxey all had solid outings.

Mavericks secure an important win for the playoffs

The Mavericks' victory against the Sixers was more than just a statement win - it could be a turning point for their season. With a tough schedule ahead of them, including games against the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers, this win could provide a much-needed boost of confidence for the team.

The Mavericks are currently in 8th place in the Western Conference, just one game ahead of the Memphis Grizzlies. With the race for the playoffs heating up, every win is crucial, and the Mavericks will be hoping to build on this impressive performance and secure their spot in the postseason.

Key moments of the game

Despite the Mavericks' dominant performance, the game wasn't without its tense moments. In the third quarter, the Mavericks held a 25-point lead, but the Sixers' bench players, led by Tyrese Maxey, staged a comeback, scoring 15 unanswered points at the start of the fourth quarter.

This prompted Mavericks coach Jason Kidd to bring back his starters, and Doncic and Irving stepped up to close out the game. The Mavericks outscored the Sixers 15-11 in the final six minutes of the game to secure the win.


The Mavericks' victory over the Sixers was a thrilling game that showcased the team's offensive prowess and the talents of their superstar duo, Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving. Their record-breaking shooting performance set the tone for the game and ultimately proved too much for the Sixers to handle.

With the playoffs approaching, this win could be a turning point for the Mavericks' season. They'll need to build on this momentum and continue to play at a high level if they hope to secure their spot