Luka Doncic takes over with personal 11-0 run to lift Mavericks over Rockets


“Halleluka” indeed.

With 3:00 left in the game, the Houston Rockets were up eight points on Dallas and seemingly in control. Dallas just a 3.7 percent chance of winning the game.

Luka Doncic channeled Hans Solo — never tell him the odds.

Doncic — who was 3-of-13 shooting up to that point — scored the next 11 points in the game and put Dallas up by three (105-102), a lead the Mavericks never surrendered in a 107-104 win.

Doncic mania was already sweeping Dallas. The rookie came into this game averaging 18.1 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 4.3 assists a game as the primary shot creator on a team in the playoff hunt. He’s the early leader in the Rookie of the Year race for a reason.

This night, however, is how a young player starts to become a legend.