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La Jornada – Mavericks advance to NBA postseason after beating Cavaliers 120-112

Cleveland. Luka Doncic had 35 points and added 13 assists, leading the Mavericks to a 120-112 win Wednesday over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who wer


. had 35 points and added 13 assists, leading the to a 120-112 win Wednesday over the Cleveland , who were without Evan Mobley.

Dorian Finney-Smith added a career-high 28 points for , which entered the game fourth in the Western Conference. With this victory and the defeat of Minnesota, the Mavericks secured one of the six direct tickets to the .

Doncic easily had 20 points in the third quarter when the Mav’s took over with a 39-22 win over the Cavs.

Cleveland started the fourth quarter still with a chance. But the star Dallas forward, who fell a three-pointer shy of his second straight triple-double, gave the Dallas team the lead for good. cavas with a long triple.

Caris LeVert had her best game with Cleveland with 32 points. Darius Garland added 25 points and 10 assists for the cavaswho lost the fourth of five games and are trying to retain home advantage for the mini-tournament.

Mobley, a Rookie of the Year candidate, missed the game with a sprained ankle suffered Monday.