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Luka Doncic is off to a historic start to the 2019-2020 Season. You constantly hear his name brought up with legends of the game such as Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Oscar Robertson, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson. While those guys are all great, I like to talk about Dirk Nowitzki. To get a historical context for Luka Doncic’s MVP caliber play, let’s compare his performance this year to the only MVP in Dallas Mavericks franchise history, Dirk Nowitzki.
Continue reading “Who Did it Better: MVP Dirk or 2nd Year Luka”
Dallas is crazy about their Mavericks this year, and for good reason. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are two fundamental building blocks that can take the franchise to unforeseen heights. These two guys elevate this team and this city on a nightly basis and it would be an honor to have them represent Dallas in the 2020 All-Star game in Chicago on February 16th. Continue reading “Luka and Porzingis All-Star Tracker”
Luka Doncic is by far the odds on favorite to win 2019 NBA Rookie of the Year. He is such a big favorite and NBA fans have discussed it all season to the point where I am not going to focus on whether or not Luka will be the ROY. As far as I am concerned it is a lock and I am not going to waste any more time on it. No offense to some of the great Rookies this year, I think this will go down as a great NBA draft class, but Luka was far and away the best Rookie this season.
Continue reading “No Ordinary Rookie”
Leading up to the NBA Awards show on June 24th in which Luka Doncic will officially be announced as the KIA NBA Rookie of the Year I wanted to take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of Luka’s top moments during his incredible Rookie season.
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This may have not been the most exciting season for Mavs fans, as the team is again at the bottom of the NBA standings, but the opportunity to watch the young guys grow and to watch the GOAT ride off into the sunset, has made this a season I will never forget.
There have been some incredible individual Maverick performances this season, even if they may not have always resulted in wins. One of the best parts of being a Mavericks season ticket holder is that on any given night you might see greatness. What may appear to be an uninteresting game mid-season can quickly turn into memorable moments and performances.
Continue reading “Top 5 Individual Maverick Performances This Season”
The 2018 NBA Draft was loaded with top level talent, there have been numerous Rookies to make a significant impact for their teams this season, but there have been 5 Rookies that have separated themselves from the rest.
Continue reading “Rookie Ranks”
2019 NBA All-Star Starters were announced on Thursday and much to the dismay of Mavericks fans and Luka Dončić fans across the world, he was not selected. However, the dream of sending our WonderBoy to the All-Star Game in Charlotte, NC on Feb. 17 is not dead. Now that the Starters have been determined, it is now time to figure out the Reserves.
Continue reading “Will Luka Dončić Be an All-Star Reserve?”
We are in the midst of All-Star voting season and all Mavericks fans and Luka Dončić fans are committed to sending the 19 year old Slovenian Sensation to the 2019 All-Star game in Charlotte, NC. A few weeks into voting and a few weeks left to go, it is a good time to review how the All-Star starters voting works and see what kind of chance Luka Dončić has of joining the court with the worlds best ballers. Remember, fan voting is just half of the equation, so what else does it take for this dream to become a reality?
Continue reading “Luka All-Star 2019: Will Fan Voting Be Enough?”
This 2018-2019 season has been a blast so far for Mavericks fans. We get to watch the greatest Maverick of all time play with the best prospect the Mavs have ever had. With the long time greatness of Dirk Nowitzki and the meteoric rise to stardom of Luka Dončić, it is easy to forget some of the other great players that have worn Dallas across their chest in the 39 years the franchise has been in existence.
Continue reading “Top 10 Seasons All-Time by a Dallas Maverick”
I am not going to get into why Luka Dončić should be an All-Star this season, I will leave that to my last few articles on the subject combined with Luka’s nightly performance for the Dallas Mavericks as why he should be on everyone’s All-Star ballots.
For those of you who are already looking to maximize your Luka Dončić All-Star votes here is an easy daily routine to make sure you give Luka the best chance to share the court with the best basketball players in the World where he belongs.
Continue reading “Luka Dončić Daily All-Star Voting Routine”