How the Warriors' decision to hit Luka Dončić early with aggressive coverages paid off

How the Warriors' decision to hit Luka Dončić early with aggressive coverages paid off

After the first meeting between the Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks this season — a 132-122 win for the Mavs on December 30 — Steve Kerr was asked of Luka Dončić, who scored 39 points on 14-of-29 shooting and practically carved every coverage look the Warriors threw at him. Here’s what Kerr had to say: “We tried to mix it up on him,” Kerr said. “We single covered him, we switched, we hit (doubled) him. We tried a lot …