Luka Doncic RUMORS & NEWS

Luka Doncic

Position Point Guard
Height 0'0"
Weight 228 lbs
Birthplace Ljubljana, Slovenia
Current Team Real Madrid
  • Report: Luka Doncic to Remain in the 2018 NBA Draft

    SLAM Online "Luka Doncic is keeping his name on the NBA Draft early-entrant list, per ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. The deadline for prospects to remove their names from the early-entrant list is June 11 at 5 p.m. EST. Doncic, a projected top-5 pick in this year’s draft..." June 11

  • Clippers looking to trade up, possibly targeting Luka Doncic

    Sporting News "The Clippers could be looking to move up in the 2018 NBA Draft. Los Angeles owns the No. 12 and No. 13 picks. It has made calls to multiple teams with a top-10 pick to inquire about a potential trade, according to a report from The Athletic. The report cited unidentified league..." June 09

  • Divac went to son's graduation over scouting Doncic in EuroLeague final

    ESPN "When the Phoenix Suns landed the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA draft at last week's lottery, it seemed their choice was one between Arizona center Deandre Ayton and Slovenian superstar Luka Doncic, with whomever the Suns passed on going No. 2 to the Sacramento Kings. After..." May 24

  • NBA teams cooling on Luka Doncic?

    Yardbarker "While he has long been considered a strong candidate to be the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft, Luka Doncic no longer appears to be a lock to even be a top-three selection, according to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. While it’s hard to know what to believe at this time of year,..." May 24

  • Teams That Should Trade Up for Luka Doncic in 2018 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report "Though Luka Doncic should be—note: "should be" and not "is"—universally considered one of the top two prospects in the 2018 NBA draft, he's not a guarantee to come off the board and join either the Phoenix Suns at No. 1 or the Sacramento Kings at No. 2...." May 22

  • Kings, Hawks could pass on Luka Doncic if he's not picked No. 1 by Suns

    CBS Sports "Luka Doncic just won the EuroLeague championship for Real Madrid, and at 19 years old he became the youngest player to win the Final Four MVP and EuroLeague MVP. He has yet to announce if he'll be coming over from Europe to the NBA, but the assumption is that he will be in the playing in..." May 21

  • Luka Doncic leads Real Madrid to Euroleague title, will reveal NBA decision 'soon'

    ESPN UK "Eight months after helping Slovenia to its first European Championship, Luka Doncic added a Euroleague title to his ever-growing mantel, which now also includes the Euroleague MVP and Euroleague Final Four MVP awards. The 19-year-old, who is currently slated as the No. 2 prospect on..." May 21

  • Kings, Hawks Could Pass On Luka Doncic

    Real GM Basketball "There is a growing belief that both the Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks are prepared to pass on Luka Doncic if he is available to them at No. 2 and No. 3. The Phoenix Suns are expected to take Deandre Ayton at No. 1.  " May 20

  • Luka Doncic Named EuroLeague MVP, Rising Star

    Hoops Rumors "Luka Doncic picked up a pair of honors at today’s EuroLeague Awards Gala, relays Nicola Lupo of Sportando. The 19-year-old, who is expected to be taken early in next month’s NBA draft, was named both MVP and Rising Star. The MVP is determined by a vote of the media and fans, while..." May 19

  • Luka Doncic seems to confirm he will leave for NBA

    Larry Brown Sports "Amid some uncertainty, Luka Doncic seems to be indicating that a move to the NBA is now imminent. The Real Madrid star put together another impressive performance on Friday, leading the team to the EuroLeague Final with 16 points and seven rebounds in a 92-83 victory over CSKA Moscow...." May 19

  • Suns GM Open to Deandre Ayton, Luka Doncic, Trade, More with No. 1 Draft Pick

    Bleacher Report "The Phoenix Suns aren't shopping the No. 1 overall pick, but they will listen to offers if teams come calling with trade proposals.   Suns general manager Ryan McDonough told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski during Friday's coverage of..." May 18

  • Luka Doncic’s Agent Claims He Has ‘No Particular Thought’ On Teams Atop The NBA Draft

    Dime Magazine "All of a sudden, one of the most fascinating subplots of the 2018 NBA Draft is whether Luka Doncic will play in the Association next season. Doncic is in a unique position, as he doesn’t necessarily have to come over next year — he can stay in Spain and play for Real..." May 18

  • Luka Doncic's Agent Says 2018 NBA Draft Decision Won't Be Impacted by Teams

    Bleacher Report "To hear NBA prospect Luke Doncic's agent tell it, the Slovenian prospect's potential NBA destination won't have an impact on whether he elects to continue playing in Europe or comes Stateside to play in the NBA. "Luka has stated no particular thought on any NBA..." May 17

  • Luka Doncic says NBA decision hasn’t been made yet "While Luka Doncic is considered one of the two (along with DeAndre Ayton) potential No. 1 picks in the 2018 Draft, he has hinted many times that it’s not certain that he’ll definitely move to the NBA next season. And the Real Madrid player echoed these thoughts during..." May 17

  • Report: With second pick, Kings will take Ayton or Doncic, whichever Suns do not

    Pro Basketball Talk "For the first time in franchise history, the Phoenix Suns will have the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. The consensus top pick is Deandre Ayton out of Arizona, the incredibly skilled and athletic big man who fits the modern game. However, second on most lists is Serbian sensation Luka..." May 16

  • Deandre Ayton or Luka Doncic? Suns have massive decision to make with No. 1 pick

    USA Today "If the decision was up to Phoenix forward Josh Jackson, the Suns would take Arizona center Deandre Ayton with the No. 1 overall pick won at Tuesday night’s NBA draft lottery. “I would like to see us get a big man, and I think the best big man in this draft is probably..." May 16

  • Suns may target Luka Doncic with No. 1 pick

    Larry Brown Sports "The Phoenix Suns will be picking first in this year’s NBA Draft, and an early favorite has already emerged for who they might take with it. The Suns, who finished with the worst record in the NBA this season at 21-61 and therefore had the best lottery odds, won Tuesday’s..." May 15

  • Suns more likely to draft Luka Doncic after head coaching hire?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Phoenix Suns’ surprise hire of Igor Kokoskov as their new head coach is notable for a number of reasons, including that it may provide some insight into the direction they are planning to go in this year’s draft. The Suns announced the hire of Kokoskov, an assistant for the Utah Jazz, on..." May 03

  • Luka Doncic Won’t Work Out For NBA Teams

    Hoops Rumors "Slovenian guard/forward Luka Doncic is a candidate to be the top pick in the 2018 NBA draft, but his commitment to Real Madrid in Spain will prevent him from working out for any NBA teams leading up to the draft, agent Bill Duffy tells Sean Deveney of The Sporting News. “I don’t think that will..." May 02

  • Why one college basketball analyst warns not to overhype Luka Doncic

    New York Daily News "The first round has been a demonstration of an international basketball revolution. Heroes from origins all over the globe — Bojan Bogdanovic (Croatia), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Joe Ingles (Australia), Ricky Rubio (Spain), Joel Embiid (Cameroon), Ben Simmons (Australia), Nikola Mirotic..." April 26

  • Potential No. 1 Overall Pick Luka Doncic Has Reportedly Declared For The 2018 NBA Draft

    Clutch Points "European star Luka Doncic has submitted paperwork to officially enter the 2018 NBA Draft, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports. Doncic, who is currently 19 years old, is playing in the postseason in the Euroleague for Real Madrid right now. The Slovenian-born swingman is projected to be..." April 21

  • Top NBA Draft Prospect Luka Doncic Thinks He’s Similar To Ben Simmons

    Dime Magazine "Over the next two months, debates will rage with regard to the 2018 NBA Draft. The NBA Playoffs may dominate the overall basketball conversation until early June but, in the midst of it all, discussions concerning Arizona’s Deandre Ayton, Duke’s Marvin Bagley III and others will continue, and this..." April 09

2017-2018 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Suns DeAndre Ayton Arizona
2 Kings Marvin Bagley III Duke
3 Hawks Luka Doncic Real Madrid
4 Grizzlies Jaren Jackson Jr. Michigan St
5 Mavericks Mohamed Bamba Texas
6 Magic Michael Porter Jr. Missouri
7 Bulls Trae Young Oklahoma
8 Cavaliers* Collin Sexton Alabama
9 Knicks Kevin Knox Kentucky
10 76ers Mikal Bridges Villanova


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