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Hoops Habit Dec 7, 2019

Luka Doncic, Brandon Ingram headline NBA Most Improved Player Ladder

Despite a track record for not supporting 2nd-year players for NBA Most Improved Player, what Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks is doing is eye-popping. With most teams at or near the quarter-pole in the NBA schedule, some clear contenders for Most Improved Player honors are emerging. The only problem is that the definition of […] Luka Doncic, Brandon Ingram headline NBA Most Improved Player Ladder - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
The Smoking Cuban Dec 6, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic could be NBA Most Improved Player

Luka Doncic has led the Dallas Mavericks to a 15-6 record while increasing his averages in almost every statistical category. Why hasn’t he been mentioned for NBA Most Improved Player? The season is only a quarter over, but the NBA can’t help but talk about who might be winning the big awards at the end […] Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic could be NBA Most Improved Player - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Dec 6, 2019
Mavs news: Steve Nash believes Luka Doncic is the best 20-year-old ever, could potentially be best European player of all time

Mavs news: Steve Nash believes Luka Doncic is the best 20-year-old ever, could potentially be best European player of all time

As part of a recent interview with NBA Cafe Barcelona, retired All-Star Steve Nash noted his affinity for Mavs star Luka Doncic. Several talented players have come through the NBA at a young age, but Nash feels that Doncic might be the best 20-year-old the league has ever known. Via EuroHoops: “I think he’s maybe […] The post Mavs news: Steve Nash believes Luka Doncic is the best 20-year-old ever, could potentially be best European player of all time appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 6, 2019
Sports Illustrated tabs Mavs’ Luka Doncic with the 2019 Breakout of the Year Award

Sports Illustrated tabs Mavs’ Luka Doncic with the 2019 Breakout of the Year Award

Luka Doncic is having an incredible 2019 so far as he’s quickly become a superstar for the Dallas Mavericks in only his second year. In fact, he’s performed so well that respected sporting publication Sports Illustrated is naming him as the Breakout of the Year. According to the Sports Illustrated staff, this award is given […] The post Sports Illustrated tabs Mavs’ Luka Doncic with the 2019 Breakout of the Year Award appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 6, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic unfazed by MVP talks, chants

Mavs’ Luka Doncic unfazed by MVP talks, chants

Not a lot of NBA players can claim that they are in the Most Valuable Player conversation at just 20 years old. Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic is already at that stage in just his second year in the league, but he’s not letting the adulation get to his head. The Slovenian wunderkind recently opened […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic unfazed by MVP talks, chants appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 6, 2019
Former Suns coach Igor Kokoskov washes hands off Luka Doncic snub, decision to draft Deandre Ayton

Former Suns coach Igor Kokoskov washes hands off Luka Doncic snub, decision to draft Deandre Ayton

Former Phoenix Suns head coach Igor Kokoskov washed his hands on the Luka Doncic snub, noting that he has no regrets that the team opted to select Deandre Ayton instead. Kokoskov actually coached Doncic in the Slovenian national team. He didn’t reveal if he had any output on the Suns’ possible draft choices. But Suns […] The post Former Suns coach Igor Kokoskov washes hands off Luka Doncic snub, decision to draft Deandre Ayton appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban Dec 5, 2019

Dallas Mavericks: ESPN says Luka Doncic third in MVP poll

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic finished third in a poll conducted by ESPN about who is winning the MVP award right now. The Dallas Mavericks have won four straight and nine of their last ten games. Luka Doncic is leading the way for the team. The reigning Rookie of the Year has pushed his way […] Dallas Mavericks: ESPN says Luka Doncic third in MVP poll - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban Dec 5, 2019

Luka Doncic struggles from the field as Dallas Mavericks defeat the Timberwolves

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic proved his superstar status as he dropped a quiet 22-7-6 line in a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Dec. 4. The Dallas Mavericks were in a difficult spot on Wednesday evening. They were fresh off a victory over the Pelicans in New Orleans but had to travel home to […] Luka Doncic struggles from the field as Dallas Mavericks defeat the Timberwolves - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
The reason Carmelo Anthony won West Player of the Week over James Harden, Luka Doncic

The reason Carmelo Anthony won West Player of the Week over James Harden, Luka Doncic

Many across the league were puzzled as to why Portland Trail Blazers small forward Carmelo Anthony won the Western Conference Player of the Week Award over Houston Rockets superstar James Harden and Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports has the answer for you: The league office decides its weekly honorees based […] The post The reason Carmelo Anthony won West Player of the Week over James Harden, Luka Doncic appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
Annoyed Trae Young claims only ‘retirement’ will stop comparisons to Luka Doncic

Annoyed Trae Young claims only ‘retirement’ will stop comparisons to Luka Doncic

Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young has been compared to draftmate Luka Doncic since the two were swapped as part of the opening stretch of the 2018 NBA Draft. The Dallas Mavericks acquired the third overall pick, which they used to select the eventual Rookie of the Year. The two went head-to-head for the award, and […] The post Annoyed Trae Young claims only ‘retirement’ will stop comparisons to Luka Doncic appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
Mavs’ Rick Carlisle unlocked Luka Doncic by shifting lineup around him

Mavs’ Rick Carlisle unlocked Luka Doncic by shifting lineup around him

Luka Doncic has quickly evolved from standout Rookie of the Year to a triple-double machine vying for the Most Valuable Player race — an emergence that is quite unprecedented. A lot of that credit goes to Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, who quickly tapped into Doncic’s full potential by pairing him with a lineup […] The post Mavs’ Rick Carlisle unlocked Luka Doncic by shifting lineup around him appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
ESPN’s straw poll has Giannis Antetokounmpo early leader for MVP over LeBron James, Luka Doncic, James Harden

ESPN’s straw poll has Giannis Antetokounmpo early leader for MVP over LeBron James, Luka Doncic, James Harden

Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo was given the NBA’s MVP award for his outstanding play in the 2018-19 season. Remarkably, The Greek Freak is the early favorite to win the award again, according to a recent media poll from ESPN — even over players like LeBron James, Luka Doncic and James Harden. Via ESPN: ESPN […] The post ESPN’s straw poll has Giannis Antetokounmpo early leader for MVP over LeBron James, Luka Doncic, James Harden appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic reacts to grabbing a career-high 18 rebounds

Mavs’ Luka Doncic reacts to grabbing a career-high 18 rebounds

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic gobbled up a career-high 18 rebounds in their 118-97 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday. Asked about his achievement, the Mavs guard simply attributed it to how the ball just found him as he just stood beneath the basket, via Eddie Sefko of Mavs.com. Luka Doncic to TNT […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic reacts to grabbing a career-high 18 rebounds appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
Mavs’ Luka Doncic ties LeBron James with highest scoring average in 20 games ever by a player age 20 or younger

Mavs’ Luka Doncic ties LeBron James with highest scoring average in 20 games ever by a player age 20 or younger

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic continues to dazzle this season with yet another impressive performance against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Mavs’ sophomore guard finished with 33 points, 18 rebounds, and five assists in the team’s 118-97 victory. Moreover, Doncic ties four-time MVP LeBron James for yet another NBA record. Including his 33-point effort tonight, […] The post Mavs’ Luka Doncic ties LeBron James with highest scoring average in 20 games ever by a player age 20 or younger appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Smoking Cuban Dec 4, 2019

Luka Doncic named Western Conference Player of the Month

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic won the Western Conference Player of the Month for October/November. Here is a look at the accomplishment. The Dallas Mavericks won their 14th game of the season on Dec. 3. It was a dominating performance in New Orleans against the Pelicans. The victory pushed the Mavs into fourth place in […] Luka Doncic named Western Conference Player of the Month - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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