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DALLAS — Luka Doncic was summoned back to the court for a very brief speech to a group of about 100 Slovenians who made the 24-hour trek to see their countryman, the teenage rookie sensation for the Dallas Mavericks.

The bigger thrill for the visitors came a little earlier when Doncic helped engineer a fourth-quarter comeback against the playoff-contending Portland Trail Blazers.

Doncic scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth, Tim Hardaway Jr. finished with 24 and the Mavericks erased a 15-point deficit in the final 10 minutes for a 102-101 victory Sunday.

“I don’t normally play him the whole quarter, but when we began to make the push early in the fourth it was just one those times where he was going to have to finish for us to have a chance,” said coach Rick Carlisle, whose team matched its biggest comeback of the season.

Damian Lillard scored 21 of his 30 points in the last half of the third quarter to help the Blazers build a lead that grew to 96-81 early in the fourth before the Mavericks mounted their rally.

Lillard made eight straight shots and in one stretch scored 16 straight Portland points in the third, but the All-Star guard missed his last four attempts as the Blazers went 10:10 without a field goal in a nine-point fourth quarter.

The last miss from Lillard was a driving layup in the final seconds after Doncic had missed at the other end, and Dallas’ Maxi Kleber hunched over with the rebound and hung on long enough for time to expire.

“Some missed opportunities, some turnovers, some poor decisions, and you have got to give Dallas a lot of credit,” Portland coach Terry Stotts said. “They play with a lot of energy.”

Also Sunday:

76ers 143, Lakers 120: PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with Philadelphia and the new-look 76ers beat LeBron James and the Lakers.

Warriors 120, Heat 118: OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant scored 39 points and DeMarcus Cousins made two free throws with 5.4 seconds to play that helped Golden State cap a comeback from a 19-point deficit in the first quarter to beat Miami.

Kings 117, Suns 104: SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 32 points and six rebounds and Sacramento handed Phoenix its 14th straight loss. Devin Booker had 27 points, eight rebound and six assists in his return from injury for Phoenix.

Magic 124, Hawks 108: ATLANTA — All-Star Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 12 rebounds, leading Orlando past Atlanta. Alex Len led the Hawks with 16 points.

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