Age: 24 Height: 6-10 Weight: 240 lbs School: No College
Luka Doncic started with a routine 3-pointer from the corner. Then the Dallas rookie skipped back several feet behind the arc to hit one over Houston center Clint Capela, followed by a floater in the lane for a tie. After faking a drive that sent Capela scrambling toward the basket, the 19-year-old Slovenian settled behind the 3-point line one more time, connecting again for the 26th lead change between the Mavericks and Rockets.
Luka Doncic wasn’t going to lose to the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The Dallas Mavericks had fallen into an eight-point hole against the Rockets with less than three minutes to go on Saturday night at the American Airlines Center. The rookie single-handedly went on an 11-0 run — which included a pair of huge step-back 3-pointers over Clint Capela — to bring the Mavs back in it and take the lead.
Matt Stroup posts Part 1 of his updated Top 150, with Clint Capela flying up the leaderboard and Chris Paul in a strange sort of fantasy limbo.
MINNEAPOLIS — With a baseline drive by Chris Paul and a bounce pass into the paint to Clint Capela, the Houston Rockets had what appeared to be an uncontested dunk early in the fourth quarter that would have cut Minnesota's lead to five points. Robert Covington closed in from behind, stopped the
James Harden and Chris Paul combined for 37 points as the Houston Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak by clobbering the rebuilding San Antonio Spurs 136-105 on Friday. Harden delivered 23 points and 10 assists while Paul put up 14 points and 10 assists for the Rockets, who won the battle of the struggling Lone Star State teams. Houston's Clint Capela led all scorers with 27 points, as the Rockets handed the Spurs their second straight lopsided defeat -- San Antonio lost 128-89 to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.