Luka Doncic Makes NBA History with Fifth Consecutive 30-Point Triple-Double; Curry Injures Ankle in Warriors’ Loss

Luka Doncic showcased his exceptional skills once again, tallying 35 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a thrilling 114-108 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday. Doncic’s performance not only propelled the Mavericks to victory but also etched his name in NBA history as the second player ever to achieve five consecutive 30-point triple-doubles, matching Russell Westbrook’s feat from 2017.

The All-Star guard’s remarkable run also included a historic milestone, as he became the first player in NBA history to record four consecutive 35-point triple-doubles, underscoring his dominance on the court.

Adding to the Mavericks’ success, Kyrie Irving contributed 23 points, helping the team snap a three-game losing streak and secure a crucial win against the Heat.

In another thrilling matchup, the Minnesota Timberwolves secured a hard-fought 113-111 victory over the Indiana Pacers, propelled by Anthony Edwards’ stellar performance. Edwards showcased his scoring prowess with 44 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer and a spectacular buzzer-beating block to seal the win for the Timberwolves.

Despite missing All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns, Rudy Gobert stepped up with 18 points and 14 rebounds, guiding the Timberwolves to the top spot in the Western Conference standings.

Meanwhile, the Phoenix Suns emerged victorious with a 120-113 win over the Toronto Raptors. Kevin Durant led the charge for the Suns with 35 points, supported by Grayson Allen’s 26-point contribution. Bradley Beal added 20 points and eight assists for the Suns, who maintained control of the game from start to finish.

In another exciting matchup, the Detroit Pistons secured a 118-112 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, with Jaden Ivey leading the charge with 34 points. Cade Cunningham also made significant contributions with 32 points and 11 assists, propelling the Pistons to a much-needed win.

However, the night also saw a setback for the Golden State Warriors as star guard Stephen Curry suffered a troublesome ankle injury during their 125-122 loss to the Chicago Bulls. Curry exited the game in the closing minutes after rolling his right ankle while driving to the basket, sparking concerns for his availability moving forward.

As Curry undergoes evaluation and treatment for his ankle injury, the Warriors prepare to face the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, aiming to regroup and maintain their competitive edge in his absence.

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