A total of 37 points from Franz and Moritz Wagner and a 16-point lead at the break were not enough for the Orlando Magic to win against the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA. Thanks to Luka Doncic's 45 points at the end, the Texans turned their home game around and won 131:129.
Franz Wagner had the chance to score the winning goal from a long distance with the clock running out, but his throw only bounced onto the ring. The basketball world champion scored 21 points, his brother Moritz scored 16 points.
In addition to his 45 points, Doncic also had 15 assists and 9 rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. also played a big part in the victory with 36 points and 8 rebounds. Maxi Kleber converted a free throw.
Isaiah Hartenstein and the New York Knicks lost 113:92 to the Charlotte Hornets. In the second game after his comeback, he recorded ten points, four rebounds and one assist, as well as three steals. The strongest man on the pitch was Jalen Brunson with 32 points. The Knicks were missing Julius Randle with an injury.
Theis loses to Cavaliers
Meanwhile, Daniel Theis and the Los Angeles Clippers lost 108:118 to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The national player remained without points in his 17 minutes and recorded four rebounds and five assists.
In Doc Rivers' debut as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, there was a 107:113 win against the Denver Nuggets. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 29 points for the Bucks against the defending champions, while the Nuggets had their best thrower in Jamal Murray. He scored 35 points. Nikola Jokic recorded a triple double of 25 points, 16 rebounds and 12 assists for the Nuggets.