Luka Doncic - updates

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WATCH: Luka Doncic puts NBA on notice at young age

Jun 10, 2020 - 9:27 PM

Despite being just 21, Mavericks star Luka Doncic has proven his status as a bona fide NBA star

SLOVENIAN WONDER. The Mavericks are thriving behind Luka Doncic. Photo from Instagram/@dallasmavs

Doncic says shots to the face should lead to fouls

Mar 09, 2020 - 5:29 PM

Mavericks star Luka Doncic has been left bloodied several times this season from hits to the head

FED UP. Luka Doncic has had enough of the over-the-top physical defense by opposing players on him. Photo from Instagram/@dallasmavs

Luka Doncic sets Mavs' triple-double record

Mar 05, 2020 - 6:55 PM

Slovenian star Luka Doncic drops his 22nd triple-double to surpass the Dallas career record held by Jason Kidd

PHENOMENAL. Despite another injury scare, Luka Doncic comes out charging for the Mavericks. Photo fro, the Dallas Mavericks

Mavs star Luka Doncic expected to miss 2 weeks

Feb 01, 2020 - 9:48 AM

Luka Doncic sustains an ankle injury but the European sensation still hopes to see action in the NBA All-Stars

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Mavs' Doncic sidelined again with ankle injury

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:49 AM

Dallas' European sensation Luka Doncic won't see action indefinitely after injuring his right ankle in practice

MAJOR BLOW. The Mavericks try to do without Luka Doncic again. Photo from NBA

LeBron, Lakers top NBA sales as Giannis, Doncic rise

Jan 18, 2020 - 1:48 PM

Figures announced by the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association show LeBron James and the Lakers atop the list for the second straight year

STAR POWER. LeBron James' Lakers jerseys sold the most from October through December 2019. Photo from Twitter/@nbastats

LeBron stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting

Jan 17, 2020 - 9:09 AM

After trailing Mavs hotshot Luka Doncic in the early tally, LeBron James surges ahead to virtually clinch the overall lead

LeBron leaps Doncic, Giannis into NBA All-Star vote lead

Jan 10, 2020 - 9:37 AM

Early fan voting in the NBA All-Stars shows LeBron James overtaking young hotshots Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo

epa07942031 LA Lakers forward LeBron James during the opening night game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, USA, 22 October 2019. EPA-EFE/ETIENNE LAURENT SHUTTERSTOCK OUT

Doncic thrills young fan who says NBA star eases epileptic seizures

Jan 04, 2020 - 9:01 AM

Mavs star Luka Doncic delights a young fan spotted in the stands

 Luka Doncic   Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Luka edges Giannis for early NBA All-Star voting lead

Jan 03, 2020 - 10:25 AM

Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and last season's top rookie Luka Doncic edge LeBron James in the initial NBA All-Star voting results

TO GUNS. Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo (left) slightly trails Mavs' young sensation Luka Doncic in the fan votes. File photos from AFP

Doncic breaks multiple records as Mavs batter Warriors

Dec 29, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Luka Doncic, the Mavericks’ 20-year-old Slovenian star, adds to his growing list of NBA records

SOPHOMORE SENSATION. Luka Doncic tallies his 17th career triple-double. Photo from the NBA

Doncic fires 24 in NBA return as Mavericks down Spurs

Dec 27, 2019 - 1:30 PM

'It was like I was running a marathon, I was so tired,' says Mavs star Luka Doncic after returning from a four-game injury absence

Mavs' Doncic matches Jordan stat in rout of Pelicans

Dec 08, 2019 - 1:28 PM

For the 18th straight game, Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic records at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists

SLOVENIAN WONDER. Luka Doncic steers the Dallas Mavericks to their second-largest win of the season. Photo from Instagram/@dallasmavs

Luka Doncic dominates as Mavericks end Lakers's winning streak

Dec 02, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Doncic is just one rebound short of the triple double finishing with 27 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, as the visiting Mavericks avenge a 119-110 overtime loss to the Lakers one month ago

STREAK ENDS. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers brings the ball down during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on December 01, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images/AFP

Doncic delivers another triple-double as Mavs rout Warriors

Nov 21, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Mavs star Luka Doncic unleashes his seventh triple-double of the season against the Warriors

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Luka Doncic nails career game of 42 points

Nov 19, 2019 - 4:02 PM

'It's a phenomenal thing to be a part of. His teammates, we're all just kind of along for the ride,' says Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle

PHENOMENAL. Luka Doncic lifts Dallas past the Spurs. File photo by Andy Lyons/ Getty Images North America/ AFP

LeBron, Luka set record triple-doubles in OT thriller

Nov 02, 2019 - 3:16 PM

Putting on a triple-double show, LeBron James and Luka Doncic become the oldest and youngest players to post 30-10-15 stat lines

POWER PLAYS. LeBron James lifts the Lakers to an overtime win against Luka Doncic and the Mavs. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Doncic's Slovenia handed Olympic qualifying chance

Sep 20, 2019 - 12:17 PM

NBA Rookie of the Year Luka Doncic hopes to debut in the 2020 Olympics as Slovenia secures a berth in the qualifying tournament

LAST CHANCE. Luka Doncic vies to lead Slovenia's final shot at a 2020 Olympic seat. Photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

Doncic caps off impressive NBA season with Rookie of the Year plum

Jun 25, 2019 - 9:50 AM

Luka Doncic of Slovenia becomes only the second player in Dallas Mavericks history to win the award

SLOVENIAN WONDER. Luka Doncic shines the brightest among all NBA rookies. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)

Doncic, Young head NBA rookie team of the year

May 22, 2019 - 10:11 AM

This season's top 5 NBA draft picks make it to the All-Rookie First Team – a first since 1985

Mavs want Porzingis, Doncic for long haul

Feb 05, 2019 - 11:04 AM

'Our goal is to keep these two together for the next 20 years,' says Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

FIRST DAY. Kristaps Porzingis donns the Dallas Mavericks' jersey for the first time. Photo from the Dallas Mavericks

Luka Doncic fires season-high 35, gets it done for Mavs

Feb 03, 2019 - 12:59 PM

The Mavs rookie teen sensation becomes the seventh player to score 1,000 points in the NBA before turning 20

TOP TEEN. Mavs young Slovenian star Luka Doncic logs in a double-double. Photo from NBA Twitter

Knicks trade Kristaps Porzingis to Mavericks

Feb 01, 2019 - 9:34 AM

The Dallas Mavericks get a new 1-2 punch in Kristaps Porzingis and rookie sensation Luka Doncic

Simmons, Doncic headline NBA Rising Stars lineup

Jan 30, 2019 - 10:42 AM

Mavs rookie sensation Luka Doncic and Sixers star Ben Simmons banner Team World in the All-Star weekend

HOTSHOTS. Luka Doncic and Ben Simmons lead the young talents in the Rising Stars challenge. Photos from AFP

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Jan 29, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Paul George shows off his bounce as he puts Giannis Antetokounmpo on a poster in a rousing win for the Thunder

SERIOUS HOPS. Paul George comes through in crunchtime for the Thunder. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

WATCH: Doncic becomes first teen in NBA history with two triple-doubles

Jan 28, 2019 - 7:25 PM

The 19-year-old Slovenian rookie fills up the stats sheet in the Dallas Mavericks loss

BOY WONDER. Luka Doncic continues to impress at such a young age. Photo from Twitter (@nbastats)

Doncic tallies triple-double but Mavs still fall to Raptors

Jan 28, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Kawhi Leonard stands tall as Toronto tightens its grasp on 2nd place in the Eastern Conference

FOR NAUGHT. Luka Doncic sees his triple-double go to waste. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

Mavs prodigy Luka Doncic fined after first ejection

Jan 23, 2019 - 9:53 AM

The 19-year-old Slovenian rookie gets fined $10,000 for kicking a ball into the stands

LESSON LEARNED. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle says he expects teen star Luka Doncic to control his frustration in the future. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Mavs rookie Doncic vows to learn from first ejection

Jan 21, 2019 - 12:29 PM

The Rookie of the Year frontrunner says he needs to emulate Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki, who is already in his 21st season in the NBA

NEW LEARNING. Luka Doncic says he didn't know that sending the ball into the stands would prompt his ejection. Photo from

Mavs notch rare road win vs Hornets

Jan 03, 2019 - 1:12 PM

Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drops a double-double as the Dallas Mavericks snap a nine-game skid on the road

TEEN STAR. The 19-year-old Luka Doncic powers the Mavs with 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Rookie Doncic powers Mavericks past Rockets

Dec 09, 2018 - 1:05 PM

The 19-year-old Slovenian rookie catches fire in the final quarter as the Dallas Mavericks escape the Houston Rockets

STELLAR. Teen sensation Luka Doncic and the Mavs rally past James Harden and the Rockets for their ninth straight home win. Photo from NBA

5 NBA players to watch this season

Oct 13, 2018 - 5:35 PM

LeBron and the Lakers may have dominated the preseason storyline, but there's certainly more to talk about once the season gets going

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 5: Kawhi Leonard #2 and Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors looks on from the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason game against Melbourne United at Scotiabank Arena on October 5, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

NBA Draft 2018: Winners and losers

Jun 22, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Check out who made the right and wrong forecasts of future cornerstones

NEXT GEN. Young hotshots (from left) Kevin Knox, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Wendell Carter Jr. and Collin Sexton share a light moment during the 2018 NBA Draft. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

NBA Draft 2018: Top 10 picks

Jun 22, 2018 - 10:28 AM

The Phoenix Suns make Deandre Ayton the first player from the Bahamas to get selected first overall

NUMBER ONE. Deandre Ayton (right) poses with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after getting drafted first overall by the Phoenix Suns. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

IN NUMBERS: The 2018 NBA Draft

Jun 21, 2018 - 12:09 PM

Check out some key numbers heading into one of the most exciting offseason events

BEST BET. After a dominant season with the University of Arizona Wildcats, Deandre Ayton is expected to be picked first by the Phoenix Suns. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP