Luka Doncic sets NBA Playoffs record as Mavs beat Clippers to tie series

Luka Doncic sets NBA Playoffs record as Mavs beat Clippers to tie series

Luka Doncic has put his name on a unique list after helping Dallas Mavericks to a 127-114 win against LA Clippers on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old guard was unstoppable as he leads Dallas Mavericks to a win in the game two of their first round playoff clash in Orlando.

Doncic’s 28 points in 28 minutes was well supported by 23 and 17 from Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway respectively as Dallas tied the series 1-1.

His 28 points in game two brings his total to 70 points, the most points of any player through their first 2 career playoff games in NBA history (Post NBA/ABA Merger (1976).

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Most points through first 2 career NBA Playoffs games in NBA History:

70 – Luka Doncic (2020)
69 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1970)
67 – Chris Paul (2008)
65 – Bob Lanier (1974)

In the other Playoffs games, Celtics beat Sixers 128-101 to increase their series lead 2-0.

Reigning champs Raptors beat Brooklyn Nets 104-99 to take a 2-0 series lead while Utah Jazz beat Nuggets 124-105 to tie their series 1-1.

Tonight, Lakers and Blazers (0-1), Magic and Bucks (1-0), OKC and Rockets (0-1) and Pacers and Heat (0-1) would go at it again

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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