Kyrie Irving & Tim Hardaway Make History On #MLKDay | January 15, 2024

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The Dallas Mavericks closed the game on a 21-9 run and defeated the New Orleans Pelicans, 125-120. Kyrie Irving recorded 42 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists for the Mavericks, while Tim Hardaway Jr. added a season-high 41 points (9-15 3PM) and 2 rebounds in the victory. Zion Williamson tallied 30 points and 3 assists for the Pelicans. The Mavericks improve to 24-17 in the regular season, while the Pelicans fall to 24-17.

42 PTS by Kyrie Irving sets a new mark for most points by a Dallas Maverick on MLK Day, previously:
39 PTS – Dirk Nowitzki, DAL v NJ – Jan. 21, 2002
39 PTS – Cedric Ceballos, DAL v HOU – Jan. 17, 2000

With their performances tonight, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kyrie Irving are the first duo to record 40+ points each on MLK Day in NBA history.

They are also the first duo this season to record 40+ points in the same game.