NBA: Doncic joins LeBron after 40-point triple-double, Clippers edge Thunder

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic became the second youngest player in NBA's history to record a 40-point triple-double on Tuesday.

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic finished with a triple-double of 42 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in his side's win over the San Antonio Spurs.   -  Getty Images

Luka Doncic stole the show in the NBA on Monday, while the Los Angeles Clippers edged to victory.

Doncic, 20, finished with a triple-double of 42 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in the Dallas Mavericks' 117-110 win over the San Antonio Spurs.

The Slovenian became the second youngest player in NBA history to record a 40-point triple-double, with LeBron James the only other 20-year-old to manage the feat.

Kawhi Leonard was sidelined again with a knee injury as the Clippers overcame the Oklahoma City Thunder 90-88.

Paul George finished with 18 points, but it was Montrezl Harrell's 28 points and 12 rebounds off the bench that led the Clippers (9-5).

- Harden, Westbrook guide Rockets to eighth straight win -

James Harden had 36 points, six rebounds and five assists in the Houston Rockets' eighth straight win – a 132-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

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He got plenty of support from Russell Westbrook, who posted a triple-double of 28 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks past the Chicago Bulls 115-101 with 33 points and 10 rebounds.

- Horrible Hornets -

The Charlotte Hornets (6-8) was destroyed by the Toronto Raptors, blown out in a 132-96 defeat.

- George hits key three -

George stepped up when the Clippers needed him, sinking a go-ahead three-pointer with less than 30 seconds remaining.

- Monday's results -

New York Knicks 123-105 Cleveland Cavaliers
Indiana Pacers 115-86 Brooklyn Nets
Toronto Raptors 132-96 Charlotte Hornets
Milwaukee Bucks 115-101 Chicago Bulls
Houston Rockets 132-108 Portland Trail Blazers
Dallas Mavericks 117-110 San Antonio Spurs
Boston Celtics 99-85 Phoenix Suns
Minnesota Timberwolves 112-102 Utah Jazz
Los Angeles Clippers 90-88 Oklahoma City Thunder

- Thunder at Lakers -

The Los Angeles Lakers is 11-2 and returns to action against the Thunder (5-8), which will be out to rebound from its narrow loss to the Clippers.