Luka Doncic became the second player to score a 40-point triple-double below the age of 21 while playing the San Antonio Spurs. The other player is LA Lakers’ LeBron James. Doncic is also the first-ever Maverick to score a 40-point triple-double. Doncic finished the game with 42 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds. The Mavericks won the match 117-110. This is also his sixth triple-double of the season.
Doncic scored 17 points in the first quarter itself, which included 4 three-pointers. He entered Q4 with 34 points, 11 assists and 9 rebounds. Doncic’s 42 points are also his career-best. After this game, Doncic is averaging at 29.5 points, 10.7 rebounds and 9.3 assists. No player in the league has averaged more points or assists than Doncic below the age of 21. With 13 triple-doubles, he also the most triple-doubles by a player before turning 21.
Game on line, Luka Doncic becomes second player in NBA history with a 40-point triple-double under age of 21. The other player? LeBron. pic.twitter.com/kvnUzaq6VT— Luka Wobčić (@WorldWideWob) November 19, 2019
No player 20 or younger has averaged more points than Luka Doncic.— Micah Adams (@MicahAdams13) November 19, 2019
No player 20 or younger has averaged more assists than Luka Doncic.
The only 3 players 20 or younger to average more rebounds than Luka Doncic are Shaquille O’Neal, Andre Drummond and Dwight Howard.