Mavs bounce back, end Banchero’s 20-point run to beat Magic

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Mavs beat Magic
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) battles Orlando Magic guard Kevon Harris (7) for space during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 30 of his season-high 44 points in the first half, and the Dallas Mavericks rebounded from a collapse a night earlier by beating the Orlando Magic 114-105.

Rookie Paolo Banchero was held to 18 points for the Magic, the first time this season the No. 1 pick in the draft has failed to reach 20. His six-game streak was tied for the third-longest to begin a career.

Tim Hardaway Jr. had a big night for Dallas

Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 points off the bench for the Mavericks, who lost to Oklahoma City in overtime on Saturday after blowing a 16-point lead in the final four minutes of regulation.

Mavs beat Magic

The Mavericks are off Monday and Tuesday and return to action Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas where they’ll host the Jazz.