Mavericks to reevaluate Luka Doncic this weekend

An MRI on Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic‘s ailing hamstring came back clean, coach Jason Kidd told reporters before the team’s game Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Doncic did not travel with the team to Oklahoma City and missed Thursday’s game, a night after he exited a 109-99 win over the Golden State Warriors early because of left hamstring soreness.

Kidd said Doncic will be reevaluated this weekend. Dallas next plays Sunday at home against the Denver Nuggets.

The hamstring issue led to Doncic’s streak of seven straight triple-doubles being snapped Wednesday, as he finished with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists before checking out with 6:46 remaining in the game.

Doncic had a heating pad on his left hamstring prior to checking into the game 22 seconds earlier. He exited during the timeout after he threw an alley-oop to center Daniel Gafford, wincing when he landed awkwardly. He informed coach Jason Kidd that he needed to leave the game and headed to the locker room.

During the streak, Doncic set NBA records for the most consecutive triple-doubles with at least 35 points (five) and 30 points (six).

Information from ESPN’s Tim MacMahon was used in this report.

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