DALLAS – The Dallas Mavericks played their fourth straight home game. This time they hosted the Denver Nuggets. Nuggets’ star player Nikola Jokić was the man of the match. Jokić scored 26 of his 33 points in the second half, including the winning basket with 7.9 seconds left. Dallas lost 107-106.

Luka Dončić led the Mavericks with 27 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds and was one rebound shy of his third straight triple-double.

This was fifth straight game for Dallas without Kristaps Porzingis (right knee soreness).

The Mavs are now 23-14 on the season.

Dallas will host the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.