The Mavericks bounced back from their first loss of the season. Dallas defeated the Charlotte Hornets 124-118 at the American Airlines Center. The Mavs erased a 12-point halftime lead to pick up the win. Luka Doncic finished with 23 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Rookie big man Dereck Lively the Second posted a double-double with 15 points and 14 boards. The Mavs are atop the Southwest Division at 5-and-1. They will travel to face the Orlando Magic tonight.