Golden State Warriors suffer heaviest defeat of season against Dallas Mavericks

Luka Doncic
Doncic scored 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his sixth triple-double of the season

Reigning NBA champions the Golden State Warriors suffered their heaviest home defeat since 2007 in going down 126-91 at home to the Dallas Mavericks.

They fell to a fourth loss this month having rested talisman Stephen Curry.

According to ESPN data,external-link it was the Warriors' worst home defeat since coach Steve Kerr was appointed in 2014 and the team's worst since 2007.

Luka Doncic scored a game-high 23 points for the Mavericks, while veteran Dirk Nowitzki hit five three-pointers.

The Mavericks are second-bottom in the Western Conference, while the Warriors' record is now 49 wins and 23 losses this season.

However, they returned to winning ways with a 121-114 victory over Detroit Pistons at the Oracle Arena on Sunday, with the returning Curry scoring five three-pointers in his game-high 26 points.

Golden State have already secured their place in the play-offs, which begin on 13 April.

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