ALLIN88 World Cup 2022, January 9 reported. The Maverick visited the Thunder today, East Cic due to back-to-back games off, the leading star is not playing, the Maverick group without a head, the final game 109-120 to the Western Conference 4th posture lost to the back class Thunder. The Maverick lost all four games this season in the absence of Doncic, reflecting Doncic’s ability to lead the team on the one hand, but also showing the concerns of a single-core team.
ALLIN88 World Cup 2022: Maverick loses all 4 games without Doncic, Thunder pulls off 120-109 upset win
The Maverick started the second quarter with a slight 34-33 lead thanks to a hot outside hand, but didn’t expect the hitting rate to plummet, and was instead outscored 36-21 by the Thunder in the second quarter, leaving the team in a double-digit deficit. The Thunder’s star Alexander took over the game in the second half, scoring 17 points in the third quarter to help the Thunder hold on to their lead and eventually beat the Mavericks.
The foreign media pointed out that the Maverick in the case of the lack of Doncic 4 war 0 wins, completely without him can not, Doncic in the season an average of 36 minutes of play, averaging 34 points 8.8 rebounds 8.7 assists, which is almost averaging big three achievements although scary, but no one in the Maverick lineup has the ability to successfully jump out in his absence in the game, simply rely on Doncic personal ability is afraid that is not a long-term solution.
According to ALLIN88 World Cup 2022, without Doncic’s organization, the Maverick only had 27 points and 16 rebounds from Wood, 21 points and 8 assists from Dinwiddie and 19 points from Hardaway. The Thunder is the first five people to score in double figures, and Alexander’s 33 points wonderful performance, although the Western Conference underdogs, but also enough to fight against the Maverick without a great general, to 120-109 force over the strong opponent.