Luka Doncic RUMORS & NEWS

  • 3 things Luka Doncic needs to improve this season

    Mavs Moneyball "Luka Doncic is entering only his fourth year in the NBA, yet he’s already stacked up an impressive list of accomplishments. The young Slovenian star has been named Rookie of the Year, made two All-Star games, and been named to the All-NBA roster twice. He’s finished fourth and sixth..." September 20

  • Jason Kidd On Why Luka Doncic Couldn’t Lead Slovenia To The Gold Medal

    Fadeaway World "That was in full display when he showcased his amazing skill set at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, nearly leading the Slovenian national team to the podium. Sadly, he and his teammates eventually fell short of their goal. Recently, his new coach Jason Kidd looked back on Doncic's..." September 17

  • For Luka Doncic, the path to MVP starts with the fourth quarter

    Mavs Moneyball "Luka Doncic had quite a summer. First, the 22-year-old Slovenian became the youngest player in league history to earn multiple All-NBA First Team selections. Then Doncic lead the playoffs in scoring and impressed in the Olympic Basketball tournament where he took his underdog Slovenian team to..." September 15

  • The Dallas Mavericks Potential Starting Lineup: Luka Doncic And Kristaps Porzingis Have To Prove It Can Work

    Fadeaway World "After two straight seasons of ending in the first round, the Dallas Mavericks bring back a similar group that looks to get over the hump. The Mavericks made just two acquisitions this offseason with Reggie Bullock headlining the free agency class. Based on their moves, it appears that the..." September 14

  • Toni Kukoc On Comparisons With Luka Doncic: "When I Played In Europe That Was Exactly The Way I Played."

    Fadeaway World "It's not unusual to see current NBA players being compared to legends of the game. Also, it's not a secret that most players work on their craft while trying to emulate their game and incorporating some of their moves into their repertoire. Luka Doncic, for instance, drew..." September 13

  • The Mavs X Factor For 2021-22 NBA Season, And It’s Not Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks are the definition of a team that is considered “one piece away”. The Mavs have a one-of-a-kind generational talent in Luka Doncic, and they’ve already seen decent success in the regular season. The next phase for them is, of course, win in..." September 11

  • Luka Doncic, Mavs might not approve of Monta Ellis’ latest move amid comeback bid

    Clutch Points "Monta Ellis is a well-loved figure among the Dallas Mavericks faithful. This is exactly why Mavs fans everywhere were excited to learn that the 35-year-old veteran recently worked out for the team amid his bid for a sensational NBA comeback. Ellis is keeping his..." September 04

  • Luka Doncic And NBA 2K Foundation Have Refurbished His Childhood Basketball Courts In Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Fadeaway World "A lot of NBA athletes are known for giving back and being actively involved within the communities where they grew up. There's no doubt that once you make it to the mountaintop that is the NBA, it must feel nice to give back. Luka Doncic has been the latest player to make a contribution to..." September 04

  • Mavs star Luka Doncic following in the footsteps of Zion Williamson with latest Jordan Brand move

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is without a doubt one of the biggest names in the NBA today. However, it seems that the Mavs guard is one step behind the New Orleans Pelicans’ Zion Williamson — at least in terms of having his own signature..." September 03

  • A Monta Ellis return to Mavericks would be perfect for Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "Luka Doncic knows Monta Ellis is one of the veterans who have worked out with the Dallas Mavericks. The 13-year NBA veteran, who actually spent two seasons with the Mavs, last played in the 2016-17 NBA season. This move by the front office seems to be in aid of the development of the..." September 03

  • Luka Doncic's new contract extension puts pressure on the Mavericks to become contenders

    Sporting News "NBA superstars, the ones that have a chance to be truly special, often follow a similar trajectory, at least broadly speaking. They enter the league as instant sensations, thrilling basketball fans while playing for rebuilding teams. Then, the expectations quickly arrive, and if..." September 02

  • The Mavericks Need To Pair CJ McCollum With Luka Doncic

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks made a lot of moves this NBA offseason and not all of them were on the roster. The front office and coaching staff saw an overhaul, as Donnie Nelson and Rick Carlisle are no longer with the organization. Nico Harrison and Jason Kidd are replacing them as general..." August 26

  • Lakers’ LeBron James’ NSFW response to Jared Dudley joining Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "One of LeBron James’ favorite teammates and workout partners, Jared Dudley, will not return to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2021-22. Instead, Dudley will join Jason Kidd’s staff as an assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks. Last week, Yahoo’s..." August 24

  • Luka Doncic approves of Kristaps Porzingis’ ‘lab work’

    Clutch Points "If recent news are any indication, it looks like the Dallas Mavericks are going to run it back with Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis as their core. Luka, for his part, doesn’t seem to have any problem with it. In fact, he might be looking forward to playing..." August 24

  • Mavs star Luka Doncic living his best life with Salt Bae

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic had a very long year carrying the Mavs. Then shortly after they were knocked out of the NBA Playoffs by the Los Angeles Clippers, Luka was off to Tokyo to compete with Slovenia, where the team just missed out on a bronze..." August 21

  • Ranking Top Early Candidates To Win 2021-22 NBA MVP Award

    NBA Analysis "The 2020-21 NBA season ended with the Milwaukee Bucks lifting the Larry O’Brien Trophy into the air, but before they did so, Nikola Jokic was named the league-MVP. The Serbian big man became the first Denver Nuggets player to ever win the award and the lowest drafted player to ever win..." August 20

  • Sparks’ Kristi Toliver’s reaction to joining Luka Doncic, Mavericks

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks continued their coaching overhaul as they hired Los Angeles Sparks’ Kristi Tolliver to help Jason Kidd unlock the true potential of the Luka Doncic-led team. The hiring was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, he..." August 20

  • Skip Bayless Takes A Shot At Luka Doncic

    Fadeaway World "Skip Bayless is already planning life after LeBron James retires from the game of basketball. The analyst has been known for criticizing fan favorites, and that's not stopping anytime soon.  Bayless has made Luka Doncic one of his targets and didn't hesitate to take a..." August 10

  • Luka Doncic 'Never Had a Doubt' About Signing Supermax Contract with Mavericks

    Basketball Network "Dirk Nowitzki, Mark Cuban, and Jason Kidd went to a city the size of Durham, North Carolina, to show the Mavericks’ commitment to their star player. This morning, Luka Doncic signed a record-setting rookie extension – five years, $207 million. In an emotional moment, Luka wanted to..." August 10

  • Mavs’ Luka Doncic’s $207 million extension has JJ Redick demanding him to pay his debt

    The Spun "Luka Doncic scored a massive contract extension with the Mavericks on Monday, and JJ Redick wants a bit of the cash. No, we’re not kidding. Doncic signed a five-year, $207 million extension with the Mavs on Monday, bringing an end to the drama..." August 10

  • Luka Doncic agrees to five-year, $207 million extension with Dallas Mavericks

    Yahoo! Sports "As expected, 22-year-old NBA MVP candidate Luka Doncic has agreed to sign a five-year designated player extension from the Dallas Mavericks worth in excess of $200 million, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal, per the report, is worth $207 million. August 09

  • Ranking Luka Doncic's Contract Among Other Star Players

    Bleacher Report "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic was a few million dollars short of making NBA history. Bill Duffy, Doncic's agent, confirmed to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski the two-time All-Star agreed to a five-year, $207 million extension with Dallas on Monday. When it's..." August 09

  • Mark Cuban, Jason Kidd will fly to Slovenia next week to offer Luka Doncic $207 million extension

    Yardbarker "Luka Doncic is about to get paid.  According to Callie Caplan of The Dallas Morning News, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, head coach Jason Kidd, general manager Nico Harrison and front office advisor Dirk Nowitzki will fly to Doncic's hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia,..." August 08

  • Lauri Markkanen on his way to Mavs to join Luka Doncic?

    Clutch Points "After reports surfaced about Lauri Markkanen’s desire to leave the Chicago Bulls, more than a few teams have been linked to a swoop for the 24-year-old forward. Right now, Luka Doncic and the Mavs are the latest team that has been rumored to be in on the Markkanen..." August 08

  • Kevin Durant Headlines FIBA's Men's All-Star Five for 2021 Olympics

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant (United States), Luka Doncic (Slovenia), Ricky Rubio (Spain), Patty Mills (Australia) and Rudy Gobert (France) were named as the All-Star Five of the men's basketball tournament at the 2021 Summer Olympics. " August 08

  • Dennis Smith Jr. ‘definitely’ wants to re-join Luka Doncic-led Mavs squad

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks front office has been keeping busy in the offseason as they look to bolster their team for the upcoming campaign. Luka Doncic could sure use some help, particularly in the backcourt, and at this point, the Mavs could be turning their attention..." August 07

  • Mavs star Luka Doncic utterly disgusted by his behavior in the Olympics

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic has left little doubt that he’s a generational superstar. The 22-year-old has already done amazing things for the Mavs, and he’s just had three full NBA seasons under his belt. But if there’s one thing that’s..." August 07

  • Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki plan for Luka Doncic’s $200 million extension

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks are going all-out for Luka Doncic, who is set to sign a designated rookie max extension with the Mavs this offseason. According to NBA insider Marc Stein, Dirk Nowitzki will be joining Mark Cuban, Jason Kidd, Nico Harrison and Michael Finley..." August 06

  • Goran Dragic, Luka Doncic team-up talks heating up after Raptors-Heat Kyle Lowry trade

    SI "As the start of free agency approached, Kyle Lowry was regarded as the Dallas Mavericks' "Plan A" with Tim Hardaway Jr. being viewed as a priority to re-sign.  A lot has apparently changed since then...  August 03

  • The reason Mavs’ Luka Doncic isn’t signing $202 million extension right away

    Clutch Points "Mavs superstar Luka Doncic is in for a massive payday this offseason, with the team expected to offer him a five-year, $202 million extension. However, he won’t be signing it until the Tokyo Olympics end where he’s currently medal-chasing with Slovenia, per Marc..." August 02

  • Luka Doncic To Get Five-Year, Max Salary Extension

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavericks are ready to give star guard Luka Doncic a five-year extension worth an estimated $202MM, tweets veteran NBA reporter Marc Stein. However, no formal talks will take place until after Doncic is finished with the Olympics this week. His..." August 02

  • Mavs eyeing big move to make Luka Doncic happy

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks have been linked to a ton of players over the course of the past few weeks as NBA free agency talks have swirled at their peak. Well, the Mavs need to do something to please superstar Luka Doncic, and it turns out they are close to one move that..." August 01

  • De’Aaron Fox fires back at fans blaming his family for Kings passing on Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox is not letting the latest accusations against him and his family go unnoticed. Apparently, according to Twitter users, Fox’s dad sent out a tweet (which has since been deleted) disagreeing with the team’s..." July 31

  • Luka Doncic Spotted Having A Vodka And Poker Party At The Olympics

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is trying to celebrate his excellent moment with Team Slovenia after two big wins in the 2021 Summer Olympics. The Dallas Mavericks superstar took his national team to the Olympic tournament for the first time ever and now is aiming higher, trying to get a..." July 30

  • Mavs a 'Top Suitor' For Kyle Lowry as Luka Doncic Helper

    SI "According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, the Dallas Mavericks are among the teams expected to have interest in Kyle Lowry.  The 76ers, Lakers, Mavericks, Pelicans and Heat are expected to be top suitors for Raptors free agent guard Kyle..." July 25

  • Luka Doncic's Teammate Denies Reports That Luka Is A Bad Teammate And A Diva

    Yardbarker "There's no denying that Luka Doncic is one of the best players on Earth right now. He's a generational talent and a guy any team would die for, and the Dallas Mavericks will do whatever it takes to make him happy. Nonetheless, given how things have unfolded within the..." July 14

  • 5 reasons Mavs must sign John Collins to help Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks are in a great position this offseason, even after a first round exit in the NBA Playoffs. They lost to the Los Angeles Clippers in seven games despite a great performance from Luka Doncic. The superstar guard has emerged as one of the top players..." July 14

  • Luka Doncic, Candace Parker, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Durant Featured on NBA 2K22 covers

    The Source "NBA 2K has announced the full roster of cover athletes for NBA 2K22, the next installment of the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series of the past 20 years. The standard edition and cross-gen digital bundle of the game will feature Global phenom and two-time NBA..." July 14

  • Should The Mavericks Team Kemba Walker Up With Luka Doncic?

    Clutch Points "Kemba Walker of the Oklahoma City Thunder knows the Dallas Mavericks are coming off a disappointing first-round exit against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Mavs were up 2-0 in the series but were unable to close it out. Superstar guard Luka Doncic did everything he..." July 13

  • This Mavericks-Wizards blockbuster trade pairs Bradley Beal with Luka Doncic

    NBA Analysis "The last time the Dallas Mavericks advanced past the first-round of the NBA playoffs, they went on to win a title. Since winning their only championship in 2011, the Mavericks have been searching for ways to find postseason success, yet they have come up empty each and every..." July 10

  • Dallas County declares July 6, 2021 as Luka Doncic Day

    Mavs Moneyball "Fresh off helping Slovenia advance to its first ever Olympic berth in men’s basketball, Luka Doncic is being honored halfway across the world. As of today, July 6, 2021 will forever be known as Luka Doncic Day in Dallas County. The Dallas County Commissioners Court passed a..." July 06

  • Is Pascal Siakam The Superstar Luka Doncic Needs?

    NBA Analysis "There will be plenty of eyes on the Dallas Mavericks in the offseason and it is because of drama surrounding Kristaps Porzingis. The Mavericks were eliminated in the first round of the NBA postseason once again this year and that could push them toward a quick retool of the..." July 05

  • Luka Doncic’s dad fires sarcastic shot at ESPN reporter over ‘difficult person’ comment on Mavs star

    Basket News "Few hours before the Eurobasket 2017 final tips off. Smoking area of Sinan Erden arena in Istanbul. Sasa Doncic, the father of Luka Doncic, couldn’t stand still. Slovenia was facing Serbia in a gold medal game. His 18-year-old son was one victory away from becoming the European..." July 05

  • Luka Doncic Drops Triple-Double as Slovenia Beats Lithuania, Clinches Olympics Berth

    Bleacher Report "Luka Doncic helped Slovenia earn a spot in the Summer Olympics in men's basketball after producing a triple-double in Sunday's qualifying win over Lithuania. Slovenia secured the 96-85 win in the finals of the six-team qualifying tournament in Kaunas, Lithuania,..." July 04

  • Luka Doncic Says Winning The Gold Medal With Slovenia In The Olympics Would Mean More Than An NBA Title

    Fadeaway World "A lot of superstars from the NBA participate in other basketball competitions for their respective countries. Luka Doncic is one of them, and he is currently competing in the Olympic qualifying tournament in Lithuania. If Luka Doncic and the Slovenian national team manage to qualify for the..." July 03

  • Mavericks' Luka Doncic Jokes About Referees: 'I Don't Really Get Calls in the NBA'

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic had a hilarious reaction when asked whether he gets “star” calls from referees in FIBA qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. Doncic is playing for the Slovenian national team in the FIBA qualifying tournament for the 2020 Tokyo..." June 30

  • Rumors are that there isn't many players that want to play with Luka Doncic

    105.3 The Fan "The Dallas Mavericks made a major shakeup in their front office last week in an effort to get more attractive free agents to put around All-Star guard Luka Doncic. Mavs owner Mark Cuban brought in Nike executive Nico Harrison to be their next president of basketball operations and..." June 29

  • 3 best trades the Mavs can make to pair Damian Lillard with Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "Is Damian Lillard actually headed to Texas to join Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks next season? Well, if there’s a front office that could pull off such a bold move, then it’ll probably be Mark Cuban’s. The Portland Trail Blazers star has..." June 28

  • Luka Doncic Wasn't Happy About Kristaps Porzingis Going To An L.A Strip Club

    The Sports Rush "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic was not pleased when Kristaps Porzingis violated league protocols and visited a strip club in LA The Dallas Mavericks are in the middle of some pretty big changes. They recently parted ways with their GM Donnie Nelson and hired Nike Executive Nico..." June 28

  • Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis don’t like each other

    Pro Basketball Talk "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis have “dustups” then compared them to Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry: “If you remember, when we first got Jet, Dirk was not a fan. Dirk did not like him.” Porzingis said..." June 27