Luka Doncic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Luka Doncic Fires Back At Moe Wagner For Mocking Him

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is arguably the best young player in the game, the Slovenian superstar already has 2 All-NBA 1st Team appearances to his name. However, there's another side to his game as well, Doncic is known to be quite temperamental on the court. His propensity for talking trash to his..." January 16

  • Dirk Nowitzki’s Advice to Luka Doncic for Building a Legendary Career with Mavericks "For about 50 minutes Tuesday afternoon, Dirk Nowitzki returned to a spot he occupied so many times during his illustrious 21-year career with the Mavericks. At a dias in front of reporters and cameras talking about his on-court accomplishments and memories and his expectations for..." January 04

  • Luka Doncic Is A Generational Talent. But He’s Not A Generational Worker.

    Fadeaway World "Nobody doubts Luka Doncic is a special talent. The Slovenian point guard is set to be great in the NBA, but there are certain things he must improve to become the face of the league in the future.  During his first three seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, the young player..." December 29

  • Luka Doncic and Rick Carlisle: The dissolution of their relationship, what comes next for the Dallas Mavericks

    ESPN "Luka Doncic and Dennis Smith Jr. had become fast friends after the Dallas Mavericks selected the teenager from Slovenia third overall in the 2018 NBA draft. Smith, whom the team had drafted ninth a year prior, had shown Doncic around the city and invited the new guy into his..." December 15

  • Shannon Sharpe Is Very Disappointed In Luka Doncic

    Fadeaway World "In just his fourth season in the league, Luka Doncic is already being recognized as one of the NBA's top players. This season, however, the Slovenian has gotten off to a relatively slow start and reports about him being out of shape have taken the league by storm. December 09

  • Luka Doncic Interested In Playing With Ben Simmons

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks are still on the lookout for a secondary ball-handler to pair with Luka Doncic. It was on their to-do list during the NBA offseason, but they were unable to find a deal with one, whether it was a free agent or trade with another team. One player that has been..." December 08

  • Mavericks' Luka Doncic admits having issue with weight, conditioning

    ESPN "Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic acknowledged that his conditioning has "got to be better." Doncic's weight and conditioning were a frequent subject on the TNT broadcast of the Mavs' 102-99 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night...." December 08

  • Luka Doncic and Zion Williamson have something in common — and it’s troubling

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks suffered a tough loss on Tuesday as they fell to the mighty Brooklyn Nets, 102-99. Luka Doncic was able to play through his injuries on Tuesday but unfortunately for him and the Mavs, his 28-point effort was not enough against Kevin Durant and..." December 08

  • Jason Kidd thinks Luka Doncic’s strategy with officials hurts Mavs

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic had an earful for officials during a 107-91 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. In fact, he’s had a lot to say in recent weeks. Doncic’s chirping has become consistent, and Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd has heard enough. He..." December 04

  • Goran Dragic headed to Mavs to join Luka Doncic amid looming Raptors exit?

    Sun Sentinel "First, because of rules that prevent teams from using players’ salaries in trades with a wink-wink agreement to reacquire, the Heat cannot acquire Goran directly from the Raptors. Beyond that, with the latest separation agreement, it is apparent that Toronto at least wants to leave the..." December 01

  • When Luka Doncic Is On The Court, The Mavericks Have Been Outscored By 110 Points By Their Opponents

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is one o the most gifted young players to enter the league in recent memory. Since entering the league, Doncic has taken the NBA by storm and has been slowly and steadily developing into one of the best players in the league. But a few stats show that his presence can be detrimental..." December 01

  • Mavs Look Solid Without Luka Doncic Despite Two Losses

    Heavy "The Dallas Mavericks have now played two games without Luka Doncic, who’s recovering from two left leg injuries. With how important he is for the success of the Mavs, it has been surprising how good the team has looked in his temporary absence.  If you look..." November 20

  • 2018 NBA Draft winners and losers: Deandre Ayton, Luka Doncic deliver for Suns, Mavericks

    Sporting News "The NBA Draft is an event that is designed to stir up immediate reactions. Why wait to see how a prospect will develop when you can declare that he was the wrong selection only 30 seconds into his professional career? This is the nature of the beast. Ahead of..." November 19

  • Why did the Suns draft Deandre Ayton and not Luka Doncic?

    Sporting News "Leading up to the 2018 NBA Draft, Luka Doncic dominated the discussion. A standout in Europe for years as a kid playing against men, Doncic seemed to be a surefire future NBA star.  November 17

  • Mavericks’ Luka Doncic Injures Ankle — Time For Concern?

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks had a strong second-half performance against the Denver Nuggets on Monday night to pick up a 111-101 victory. Despite winning the game, the Mavericks could come away feeling as if they lost. Superstar guard Luka Doncic had his left ankle rolled over late in the..." November 16

  • Jalen Green talks getting posted up by LeBron James, Luka Doncic

    USA Today "Jalen Green found himself getting posted up by Luka Doncic.  Later that week, LeBron James had him in the same position.  .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid..." November 09

  • 3 reasons Luka Doncic, Mavs are even better than 6-3 start

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks had plenty of offseason turmoil in their front office and coaching staff, but that has not affected the 2021-22 season too much so far. While newly hired head coach Jason Kidd has been criticized for some of his decisions, he has led this Mavs franchise to a 6-3..." November 07

  • 3 Trade Targets For Dallas Mavericks To Get Luka Doncic Help

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks look to be off to a good start this NBA season with a 4-2 record through their first six games. But, peeling back the layers of the team a little bit and you will find a team that isn’t performing nearly as well as their record would indicate. Dallas has a..." November 02

  • Luka Doncic baffled by his shooting struggles to start season

    Larry Brown Sports "Some of the shine has come off Luka Doncic’s star so far this season, and Doncic himself doesn’t seem to have any answers just yet. The Dallas Mavericks phenom spoke with reporters following a win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. Doncic shot the ball poorly (1-for-7..." November 01

  • NBA's 24 Under 24 Rankings: Who Follows Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum in Next-Gen Rankings?

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has arguably never been loaded with as much promising young talent as it is right now. Between the college game, the international game and the increased viability of other avenues like the G League to bring young players into the league, there's a wider pipeline than there's..." October 24

  • De’Andre Hunter Shuts Down Luka Doncic — Next NBA Stopper?

    NBA Analysis "The Atlanta Hawks picked up a dominant victory over the Dallas Mavericks in their NBA season opener on Thursday, blowing them out 113-87. After leading by seven points going into halftime, the Hawks blew things open in the third quarter, more than tripling their lead, going ahead by 22 heading..." October 22

  • Luka Doncic Calls Out The Media For False Reports On His Relationship With Kristaps Porzingis

    Dallas Morning News "With a hint of a smile and a shrug, Luka Doncic answered one of the most high-interest questions about the Mavericks entering this new season. “I think that’s more [what the] media did to us,” Doncic said of his relationship with Kristaps Porzingis. “Not us...." October 21

  • 5 things Luka Doncic needs to achieve this season as the next face of the NBA

    Clutch Points "Ever since he got drafted in 2018, Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic has been penciled as the future face of the NBA. Despite coming into the NBA as a 19-year-old, Doncic didn’t disappoint. He lived up to the hype immediately and became the best player ever to come out of..." October 21

  • Luka Doncic Gifts Jordan Sneakers, Pizza To Children At Local Hospitals

    TMZ "Luka Doncic hasn't played a minute of the 2021 season yet, but the Dallas Mavericks star is already making highlight plays ... by donating Jordan shoes and other merch to children at local hospitals!!! The 22-year-old wanted to give back to his new home ahead of the new..." October 20

  • Luka Doncic, Kristaps Porzingis will have to work extra hard with bold Jason Kidd rule

    Clutch Points "It’s definitely a new era for the Dallas Mavericks with Jason Kidd calling the shots. While he was a very talented offensive player because of his playmaking skills, his defense was largely underappreciated. So in his first season with the Mavericks, Kidd wants to inculcate a..." October 13

  • Alleged reason why Suns passed on Luka Doncic revealed

    Larry Brown Sports "The Phoenix Suns made the NBA Finals last season, but their fans probably still wonder what could have been if the team drafted Luka Doncic in 2018. ESPN’s Tim MacMahon said recently on “The Hoop Collective” podcast that Suns owner Robert Sarver was the one behind..." October 11

  • Luka Doncic caught cursing out Terance Mann after in-game collision

    Clutch Points "It’s a safe bet that Luka Doncic is sick of the Los Angeles Clippers. The Dallas Mavericks star has been knocked out of the first round in back-to-back seasons by said Clippers, which is enough to get anyone steamed. That’s why even in a preseason, Doncic..." October 09

  • Jason Kidd Slams Rumors of Rift Between Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis

    Heavy "For the Mavericks, it was the talk of last season and, certainly, something that reared its head during the offseason, too. Around the league, there were rumblings that all was not well between the team’s two best players, Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis. New..." October 07

  • Jerry West Gushes Over Luka Doncic, Can't Believe Suns, Kings Didn't Draft Him

    TMZ "Kings and Suns fans ain't going to love this ... Jerry West says he cannot believe both Phoenix and Sacramento passed on Luka Doncic in the 2018 NBA Draft, saying he was straight-up convinced the kid was going to be a superstar. October 07

  • Mark Cuban: Jason Kidd to Allow More ‘Freedom’ to Luka Doncic

    Heavy "He finished with 19 points, six rebounds and five assists. And that was in 15 minutes of time on the floor. Yes, 15 minutes. On a night when the Jazz held out every one of their starters, Mavs star Luka Doncic put an exclamation point on his preseason debut, posting star-caliber..." October 07

  • Dallas Needs To Do Everything They Can To Pair Danilo Gallinari With Luka Doncic

    NBA Analysis "The Atlanta Hawks have been looking for ways to shed some salary this NBA offseason. Things are going to get expensive soon for the organization and they will have some difficult decisions to make when it comes to their roster. While they would like to do it, they know that they..." October 05

  • Luka Doncic Signs With WME Sports

    Real GM Basketball "Luka Doncic has signed with WME Sports for all areas of his representation. Doncic is represented on the court by Bill Duffy and Quique Villalobos at BDA Sports Management. " October 04

  • Mark Jackson Says Luka Doncic Should Already Be Part Of The Top 75 NBA Players List

    Fadeaway World "During his three-year tenure in the league, Luka Doncic has delighted fans, rivals, and analysts. The Slovenian guard is a unique talent that goes off day in and day out with the Dallas Mavericks.  Even though he entered the NBA surrounded by doubts, he proved the haters wrong,..." October 03

  • NBA Fans React To Luka Doncic Being Ranked Over Stephen Curry

    Fadeaway World "In just three seasons, Luka Doncic has made it clear to most NBA fans that he is here to stay for a long time. The European magician has established himself as one of the best point guards in the league. On top of that, he is just getting started and will only get better with..." September 26

  • Mavericks Luka Doncic draws ultimate praise from Patrick Beverley

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is one of the best offensive players in the NBA today. While he doesn’t possess explosive athleticism, his ability to score and use his body are truly elite, so much so that Patrick Beverley claims he’s the toughest player he had..." September 24

  • Social Graces: A Mavs Sign of Friendship for Luka Doncic & Kristaps Porzingis?

    SI "Much has been made about the relationship that Dallas Mavericks stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis share with one another. At times, Porzingis has voiced his displeasure with his role in the half-court offense. ESPN's Stephen A. Smith has even gone as far as to say that..." September 24

  • 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