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NBA roundup: Doncic hits big 3-pointer to sink Wolves

Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drained the game-winning 3-pointer, scored a team-high 29 points and finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a rare road win, 119-115 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday in Minneapolis. Jan 11, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) shoots over the Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) during the fourth quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Doncic, the second-leading All-Star vote-getter in the Western Conference so far, went toe to toe with…

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NBA notebook: Mavs, Real Madrid reach buyout deal on Doncic

The Dallas Mavericks and Real Madrid have reached a buyout agreement, meaning the Mavericks now are free to negotiate with guard Luka Doncic, according to multiple reports Saturday. Jun 22, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks first round pick Luka Doncic, guard Slovenia, (left) talks with head coach Rick Carlisle (right) during a press conference at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Doncic also must have a letter of clearance from FIBA, must pass a physical and then sign a contract, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle told…

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