DALLAS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 34 points against the team that eliminated him from the playoffs last season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-90.
It was Mitchell’s first time to see Luka Doncic and Dallas since his final game with Utah last April.
Mavs beat Mitchell at Utah
The Jazz lost 98-96 at home in Game 6 of the first round in the Western Conference. Mitchell switched to the East as the centerpiece of a blockbuster offseason trade that vaulted the Cavaliers into the conversation of title contenders.
Doncic scored 30 points. The Cavs took control with a 17-0 run in the first half.