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Nikola Jokic Sunk Luka Doncic And The Mavs With A Buzzer-Beater

NBA on TNT The Denver Nuggets continue to play fun basketball as the NBA’s regular season hits the stretch run, and once again it was Nikola Jokic hitting a big shot to deliver a win in the clutch. Jokic hit a buzzer-beater at home on Thursday night to sink a feisty Dallas Mavericks team led […]

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Dirk Nowitzki And Luka Doncic Playing Name That Tune Was The Best Part Of All-Star Weekend

Dirk Nowitzki played in perhaps his final NBA All-Star Game this weekend. The Dallas Mavericks legend and unquestioned first ballot Hall of Fame inductee played for four minutes, but he canned three triples and got the crowd at the Spectrum Center on its feet, even if it did come in a losing effort for Team […]

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The Top 5 Picks In The 2018 NBA Draft May Be The Best Group In More Than A Decade

Getty Image Like every draft in every sport, the NBA Draft is an extremely inexact science. Projecting how 18/19/20 year olds will develop their skills and adapt to life on and off the court as a professional basketball player is extremely hard, and being able to map out exactly how everything will go down in […]

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Kristaps Porzingis Seems Excited About Teaming Up With Luka Doncic In Dallas

Getty Image The basketball world was turned on its head on Thursday afternoon, as Kristaps Porzingis was traded to the Dallas Mavericks. It came on the heels of a meeting between Porzingis and the New York Knicks about the direction of the franchise, one that led to New York looking for a place to send […]

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We Handed Out Awards For The First Half Of The 2018-19 NBA Season

Getty Image We’re a little more than halfway through the 2018-19 NBA season. It’s been a doozy of a campaign, even if the consensus is that we’re heading towards the conclusion that we’ve had in three of the last four seasons: The Golden State Warriors, standing on a podium, lifting the Larry O’Brien Trophy over […]

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The Mavs Reportedly Fear JJ Barea Suffered A Torn Achilles Against The Timberwolves

Getty Image Rookie sensation Luka Doncic put on a show for the Mavs on Friday night in their 119-115 win against the Timberwolves, dropping 29 points, 12 assists, and eight rebounds and hitting multiple clutch shots down the stretch that once again showcased a premier talent playing well beyond his years. The win pulled Dallas […]

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Luka Doncic’s Rapid Rise May Mean Dennis Smith Jr. Eventually Gets Traded

Getty Image Luka Doncic has quickly emerged as one of the young faces of the NBA in his rookie season in Dallas. The Slovenian star has adapted to the NBA game almost immediately and its clear the Mavs are already handing him the keys as the team’s primary ball-handler. Doncic’s 26.7 usage rate is the […]

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Luka Doncic’s Crazy Three At The Buzzer Forced OT In Portland

Getty Image The Trail Blazers were able to eke out a 121-118 overtime win over the scuffling Mavs in Portland, handing Dallas its sixth straight loss and reminding them of the difficulty of sustained excellence in the Western Conference. While Dallas wasn’t able to pull off the mild upset on the road, succumbing to the […]

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Harrison Barnes Was Not A Fan Of Mark Cuban’s Comments About Slovenian Basketball

Getty Image Mark Cuban, like many basketball fans, has been enamored by the play of Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic. The difference between Cuban and many basketball fans is that the latter have not used their perch as the owner of the team for which Doncic plays to serve up a hot take that talks […]

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Suns Coach Igor Kokoskov Reportedly Had ‘Minimal Input’ On Who The Team Picked In The 2018 NBA Draft

Getty Image The Phoenix Suns made a fairly uncontroversial pick at the top of the 2018 NBA Draft, as the team selected Arizona center Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall. Phoenix had a hole at center that he was able to fill, he went to college two hours away at the alma mater of team owner […]

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Kings Coach Dave Joerger Doesn’t See A Ceiling For Luka Doncic, ‘Unfortunately For Us’

Getty Image Mavs sensation Luka Doncic hasn’t wasted any time taking the NBA by storm. Prior to his rookie season, he was one of the most coveted European prospects of all time, having racked up all sorts of accolades playing professional basketball as a teenager in the world’s most competitive league outside of the U.S. […]

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Luka Doncic’s Game Has Had No Problem Translating To The Speed Of The NBA

Getty Image Luka Doncic, as many predicted, has immediately stepped into the NBA and looked far and away better than the vast majority of this rookie class. He’s got the veteran know-how of a guy who’s been playing professional basketball for years because, well, he has been. While Marvin Bagley was winning player of the […]

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Luka Doncic Learned He Won Rookie Of The Month While He Was Playing ‘Fortnite’

Getty Image Luka Doncic has been outstanding to start his NBA career. He’s the rare rookie who has not looked overwhelmed by the fact that he’s playing in the best league in the world, likely because he put forth an impressive professional career during his time suiting up for Spanish giants Real Madrid. Through 20 […]

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Luka Doncic Put On A Show In The Mavericks’ 20-Point Win Over The Rockets

Getty Image Luka Doncic has lived up to the hype during the early stages of his NBA career. That says a lot about the precocious Slovenian, as Doncic came to the league with perhaps the highest expectations of any European basketball player. But despite being 19, and despite being given a big role right away […]

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