Luka Doncic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kendrick Perkins Drops Major Truth Bomb On Luka Doncic's MVP Campaign

    Fadeaway World "If you look at the numbers, Mavericks star Luka Doncic is easily the NBA's MVP frontrunner. With averages of 33.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 8.6 assists on 50.5% shooting, he has done a little of everything for Dallas this season. But if you ask ESPN analyst Kendrick..." November 30

  • Luka Doncic calls Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘the best player in the NBA right now’

    Pro Basketball Talk "It was a matchup of two of the NBA’s top five players and two guys high in the way-too-early mix for MVP this season: Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic. Doncic carried the Mavericks again with 27 points on 10-of-20 shooting plus 12 assists. Antetokounmpo..." November 28

  • Trades For Superstars That Would Be A Perfect Fit With Luka Doncic

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is one of the greatest players in the game right now, having made 3 All-Star Teams and 3 All-NBA Teams. The undisputed greatest all-around perimeter player in the game right now, Luka Doncic has dominated the game for nearly four years so far. Despite being a sensational scorer at..." November 25

  • Luka Doncic: Mavs fans shouldn't worry about my future in Dallas

    The Score "Luka Doncic offered a reassuring message to any Dallas Mavericks fans worried about him not staying with the team long term. The Mavs star affirmed his commitment to the organization in an interview with WFAA's Joe Trahan, pointing out that he still has several..." November 23

  • Luka Doncic lauds Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown as NBA's best duo

    ESPN "Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic had high praise for the Celtics' star tandem of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown ahead of Wednesday's game in Boston. "They're probably the No. 1 team in the league, and they probably have the best..." November 23

  • Luka Doncic '18 Rookie NBA Logoman Card Sells For $3.12 Mil At Auction

    TMZ "Luka Doncic continues to break records on and off the court ... his 2018 National Treasures Rookie NBA Logoman Patch card, a 1-of-1, just sold for $3.12 million at auction! The ultra-rare card sold at a PWCC auction Thursday night ... and set a new all-time record for a..." November 18

  • Chauncey Billups Says Luka Doncic Is The Toughest Player To Guard In The NBA

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is one of the best superstars in the game today. Despite his not being extremely athletic by NBA standards, Luka Doncic is still one of the best scorers and playmakers in the game. Whether he is facing single-coverage or double teams, Luka Doncic can dissect most..." November 15

  • 5 Early Signs Luka Doncic Will Win MVP This Season

    Bleacher Report "Luka Doncic is off to a phenomenal start this season, but that's nothing new on its own. We're talking about a player who's finished no worse than sixth in MVP voting across the last three years. It'd be bigger news if, after less than two weeks of 2022-23 action, he..." November 02

  • 3 reasons why Luka Doncic is the NBA’s best player right now

    Sportsnaut "The NBA is an all-around top-tier league that features the most talented basketball players in the world. One of those players is the Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic, who has been shredding his competition. As the lone star in Dallas, Doncic has been outstanding for the..." October 28

  • Christian Wood sends stern Mavs warning amid blooming Luka Doncic partnership

    Clutch Points "Christian Wood had a quiet game on Thursday as the Dallas Mavericks took down Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets in overtime, 129-125. The new Mavs recruit took just five shots in 24 minutes off the bench for 11 points, which stands out as his lowest scoring output throughout his..." October 28

  • Fan Arrested For Throwing Cup Near Luka Doncic During Nets Vs. Mavericks Game

    TMZ "A fan attending the Nets vs. Mavericks game on Thursday night ended up spending most of his evening in custody ... because he was arrested for throwing a cup of ice that nearly hit Luka Doncic on the court. According to the NYPD, 24-year-old Justin Boatswain hurled..." October 28

  • The Mavericks’ opening loss still showed why Christian Wood could be Luka Doncic’s best co-star yet

    The Athletic "Christian Wood scored 16 straight points. That provided everything that season openers often do not. These first games frequently dawdle and distract, they tease and they mock. They laugh at season previews and they pretend that the iMPoRtAnT qUeStioNs proclaimed all..." October 20

  • How Luka Doncic built the NBA's most dangerous isolation repertoire

    ESPN "God Shammgod springs to his feet in front of the Dallas Mavericks' bench, a big smile on his face, as he discusses one of his favorite subjects: dribbling. Specifically, in this instance a couple of hours before an Oct. 7 home preseason game, Luka..." October 19

  • Luka Doncic the MVP? Here’s how he can do it, and why the Mavericks need him to

    The Athletic "It’s not that Luka Doncic doesn’t care about awards. “Obviously, it wouldn’t be bad to win MVP,” he said last week when asked about being the betting favorite for the honor heading into this season. Winning them just seems so inevitable — his..." October 19

  • LeBron James Could Team Up With Luka Doncic On The Mavs?

    NBA Analysis "There has been a lot of speculation about where LeBron James will end up at the end of his career. He has made it clear that he will spend the twilight playing alongside his son, Bronny, on whichever team he ends up on. Bronny looks like he will be eligible for the 2024 NBA..." October 18

  • After making Western Conference finals, Luka Doncic and the Mavericks shake things up

    CBS Sports "The Phoenix Suns are still recovering from what the Dallas Mavericks did to them. In their four wins in the second round of last year's playoffs, the Mavericks made 42.2 percent of their 3-pointers, attempted 40 of them per game and scored 121 points per 100 possessions...." October 13

  • Jason Kidd Says Luka Doncic Got In Shape After Reggie Miller Said He Was Too Heavy

    Fadeaway World "Everybody in the NBA community knows that Luka Doncic is very competitive. Even though he's almost always smiling and joking around, the Slovenian point guard takes the game very seriously, and not only when it comes to complaining to the referees. Luka is always paying attention to the..." October 12

  • Mavs’ Luka Doncic gets real on big change that will scare the NBA

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic made some key improvements to his game in the past offseason, but one significant change could spell trouble to the whole league. When asked about the rumor that he got quicker during the summer, Doncic did not deny it. “It’s..." October 11

  • Draymond Green ‘Would Love’ to Play With Luka Doncic

    Heavy "It’s all about the future for the Dallas Mavericks. Yes, the team is fully capable of going on a deep playoff run this year, but with Luka Doncic being just 23 years old, the team is built for the future. However, the future may not be 10 years from now. It could be just two or..." September 29

  • Dallas Mavericks Pair D’Angelo Russell, Luka Doncic In Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Ask any NBA fan, and they probably have a different concept of how to construct a championship roster. Ultimately, there is no one-size-fits-all formula.  Some will suggest that depth is the most important element. They’ll argue that having quality players down to your 9th..." September 23

  • Luka Doncic doesn’t need anymore help to win NBA title with Mavs

    Clutch Points "Even though the Dallas Mavericks made it all the way to the Western Conference Finals last season, no one is talking about them as a title contender in 2022-23. That will just fire up superstar Luka Doncic though, who made an appearance on NBA Today on Thursday. Speaking about the team’s..." September 22

  • The future Hall of Famers, including newcomers: Nikola Jokic, Damian Lillard and … Luka Doncic?

    The Athletic "Nikola Jokic is a Hall of Famer. Well, technically, not yet. But he will be. (Wait a minute, Rob, this sounds familiar. <<clicks link>> Are you intentionally copying your lede from last year? I mean…) Well, I do try to borrow from the..." September 10

  • Mavs Luka Doncic Is Taking Legal Action Against His Mom Mirjam Poterbin Over “The Luka Doncic 7” Trademark

    Black Sports Online "It really sucks when the family gets into legal issues against each other. Mavs star Luka Doncic is probably finding that out right now. The perennial Allstar and his mom, Mirjam Poterbin, are battling over the “Luka Doncic 7” trademark, and he has chosen to take..." September 09

  • Luka Doncic puts himself in EuroBasket record books with 47-point performance

    Clutch Points "After making history with his first-ever EuroBasket loss, Luka Doncic made history in a good way for Slovenia. The Dallas Mavericks superstar tormented France’s defense en route to an 88-82 win. Doncic’s 47 points, which he scored on 15/23 shooting from the field, is the..." September 07

  • Vince Carter Picks Nikola Jokic As The Biggest European Star Over Giannis Antetokounmpo And Luka Doncic

    Fadeaway World "The European biggest players are now playing in the 2022 EuroBasket tournament taking place in four different cities this year. Many NBA players have gone to these cities to represent their countries, trying to win the championship against big rivals.  Out of all these players,..." September 07

  • Luka Doncic Ruthlessly Nutmegs Defender And Finishes Play With No-Look Lob Assist

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is one of the best players in the league today, and there's no doubt that he's one of the top superstars in the NBA. He had a fantastic year with the Dallas Mavericks and managed to lead the team to the Western Conference Finals. During his short time in the..." September 03

  • Luka Doncic Was Reportedly Playing Cards, Drinking Coke, And Smoking Cigarettes Before Slovenia's Loss To Germany

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic might be just 23 years old, but the Dallas Mavericks superstar has already been to the Western Conference Finals. Although he was unable to carry the Mavs to the NBA Finals, it was still a great effort against a team of the Golden State Warriors' caliber. Luka was..." August 29

  • Re-Drafting Luka Doncic, Trae Young and the 2018 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report "Today's media landscape demands instant analysis of the NBA draft, but it takes time to have a clear idea of how every team did. For the 2018 draft class, we now have four seasons from which to draw some takes. If teams knew then what they know, the first round would've gone..." August 26

  • Mark Cuban says Luka Doncic is working on 'insane' shot

    CBS Sports "According to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Luka Doncic is adding something "insane" to his game this offseason. In an interview with Bleacher Report's Taylor Rooks, Cuban said that we'll know it when we see it: Rooks: "When I spoke..." August 18

  • Devin Booker, Suns Will Host Luka Doncic, Mavericks in Season Opener

    Bleacher Report "After their entertaining seven-game series in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns won't have to wait long to reignite their rivalry. Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic reported Monday that the two teams will open their 2022-23..." August 15

  • LeBron James, Lakers to play Luka Doncic, Mavericks on Christmas in first draft of 2022-23 NBA schedule

    CBS Sports "Other than the incessant drama between Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets, there's not a whole lot going on in the NBA during these dog days of August. That will all change when the 2022-23 schedule drops, reportedly some time next week, when fans will start..." August 13

  • Kendrick Perkins Claims Luka Doncic Is LeBron James Minus The Athleticism

    Fadeaway World "The NBA each year has several up-and-coming young players who are showing incredible potential to be the next superstar in the league. Luka Doncic was in a similar boat during his very first season in the NBA.  Since his debut with the Dallas Mavericks, Doncic showed the league..." August 06

  • Skinny Luka Doncic taking internet by storm

    Clutch Points "When the 2021-22 season started, Luka Doncic received several criticisms for getting into camp out of shape. It took him some time to get his usual conditioning back and return to his usual level of play. Heading to the new campaign, though, the Dallas Mavericks star is not..." August 02

  • Former Bulls Center Claims Luka Doncic Trash-Talking Against The Phoenix Suns Reminded Him Of Michael Jordan

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is easily one of the best players in the NBA right now. Ever since he made his debut in the league back in 2018, Doncic showed the NBA why he was an MVP in the Euroleague. A 6'7" point guard, Doncic is the epitome of a modern NBA guard. Not only does he have a size..." July 30

  • Goran Dragic says success of Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic bothers Americans focused on pure athleticism "NBA veteran guard Goran Dragic talked about how Nikola Jokic and Luka Doncic dominate the league despite lacking the athleticism of most of their opponents and why some may find that kind of annoying. “His [Jokic] IQ is such that he’s messing with them there,” Jokic..." July 19

  • This Lakers-Mavericks Trade Pairs Russell Westbrook, Luka Doncic

    NBA Analysis "In recent years, the term “heliocentric offense” has gotten a lot of buzz in certain NBA circles. It may sound fancy, but it’s actually pretty simple. It refers to an offense wherein one player is responsible for an abnormally large amount of playmaking. At..." July 14

  • This Jazz-Mavericks Trade Pairs Luka Doncic, Donovan Mitchell

    NBA Analysis "Some say that money makes the world go around. If that’s true, draft picks keep the NBA in orbit. They’ve become the league’s currency. If you don’t have them, you’d better be contending for an NBA title. Otherwise, you’re in trouble. The..." July 12

  • Luka Doncic Says Dallas Is His Second Home

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is arguably the best young player in the entire NBA and he proved that during the 2022 NBA Playoffs. The Slovenian has been in MVP conversations since his sophomore season and is now delivering on the biggest stage consistently. The entire league would love to have him but he is a..." July 11

  • Luka Doncic Jokes On What He’d Take From Zion Williamson’s Game

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic and Zion Williamson are probably two of the most talented players from the 2018 and 2019 draft classes respectively. Playing for the Dallas Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans respectively, both Doncic and Zion have shown why they were top 4 picks in their drafts. But..." July 09

  • 3 Wing Targets For Dallas Mavericks To Pair With Luka Doncic

    NBA Analysis "In the NBA, talent reigns supreme. With that said, talent alone doesn’t win NBA championships. Roster construction counts too. To win it all, a team doesn’t merely need talented players. They need talented players who fit alongside one another. As it stands, the..." July 07

  • Luka Doncic appears to have added new move to his arsenal

    Larry Brown Sports "Luka Doncic apparently has not even reached his final form yet. The Dallas Mavericks star went viral this week for what looked like a new move in his bag of tricks. Playing for his native Slovenia at qualifiers for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Doncic dropped in a masterful..." July 04

  • This Mavericks-Cavaliers Trade Pairs Luka Doncic, Collin Sexton

    NBA Analysis "The Dallas Mavericks have had an active NBA offseason so far. Unfortunately, not all of that activity has lent itself to improving the team. Christian Wood was a smart acquisition for the Mavericks. Yes, questions about his defense and character abound. Still, he was too valuable an..." July 03

  • This Mavs-Nets Trade Pairs Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic

    NBA Analysis "There is no one way to build an NBA contender. Similarly, there’s no single player archetype that assures you a shot at the Larry O’Brien trophy. With that said, in an offensively oriented league, you could make the case that the best plan of attack is to form an elite..." July 01

  • Mavs planning yet another run at Goran Dragic to help Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks might be opting in for another Slovenian reunion featuring Luka Doncic and Goran Dragic. This first surfaced 10 months ago when it was rumored that Dragic would be bought out by the Toronto Raptors and then quickly sign with the..." June 17

  • PJ Tucker went full snitch to help Luka Doncic, Mavs take down Suns in second round

    Clutch Points "One of the best series we all witnessed in this year’s playoffs went down in the second round between the Dallas Mavericks and the Phoenix Suns. After a hard-fought seven-game war, it was the Mavs who prevailed, en route to booking their spot in the Western Conference..." June 17

  • Christian Wood's not perfect, but he's perfect for Luka Doncic's Mavs

    The Score "After a surprise run to the Western Conference final, the Dallas Mavericks took the first step toward building off that success with an offseason trade that's expected to bring in big man Christian Wood from the Houston Rockets in exchange for Trey Burke, Boban Marjanovic,..." June 16

  • The only way Boban Marjanovic can reunite with Luka Doncic, Mavs after Christian Wood trade

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks struck big for a center in Christian Wood, netting Luka Doncic as frontcourt running mate via trade that could do some serious damage come postseason time. But the move also comes at the expense of beloved giant Boban Marjanovic, who was a..." June 16

  • LeBron James explains why he absolutely loves Mavs' Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic is one of the most polarizing superstars in the NBA. His brilliance was on full display during the NBA Playoffs, although the Mavs fell short of their aspirations after losing to the Warriors in the Conference Finals. Nevertheless, other stars in the..." June 11

  • Luka Doncic Makes Cameo In New Adam Sandler Movie 'Hustle'

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic is one of the many NBA players to have made a cameo in the LeBron James and Adam Sandler-produced movie 'Hustle'. The movie is a Netflix exclusive and casts Juancho Hernangomez as the main character, Bo Cruz, making his way from being discovered by a scout to the dizzying..." June 09