Luka Doncic 'good to go' despite reported illness

Luka Doncic 'good to go' despite reported illness

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Luka Doncic 'good to go' despite reported illness

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A source told The Dallas Morning News on Friday afternoon that Luka Doncic is “good to go” despite the comments from TNT play-by-play broadcaster Kevin Harlan after Doncic’s Game 1 struggles on Wednesday night. Doncic, like the rest of his team, endured a poor shooting performance in the Western Conference finals opener. He scored 20 points and shot 33.3% from the floor, his lowest marks this postseason.
Source: Callie Caplan @ Dallas Morning News

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Mavs starters: Bullock, DFS, Powell, Brunson, Doncic
GS starters: Wiggins, Green, Looney, Thompson, Curry
8:02 @theeagledallas8:32 PM
Nick DePaula @NickDePaula
Luka debuts a new all white Jordan Luka 1 tonight. 👀👀 pic.twitter.com/HkocOREMcr8:12 PM

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Luka Doncic is busting out a new colorway for his Jordan signature shoes. pic.twitter.com/PnHJ3YphgX8:01 PM

NBA Kicks @NBAKicks
A new Jordan LUKA 1 for @Luka Doncic tonight! #NBAKicks pic.twitter.com/EkXJpAyVwO8:00 PM

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
“He’s fine,” Jason Kidd says of Luka Doncic. I’m told that Doncic was a bit under the weather during and after Game 1, but he was a full participant and practice yesterday and is ready to roll tonight. – 7:32 PM
Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
Jason Kidd on report about Luka Doncic being sick after Game 1: “He’s fine. To my knowledge he was good this morning. He was good this afternoon. I don’t know if he was sick or not sick. He’s fine.” – 7:31 PM
Melissa Rohlin @melissarohlin
Jason Kidd said Luka is “fine,” adding he doesn’t know if he was “sick or not sick.” – 7:31 PM
Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
Thinking back to Luka Doncic stating plainly what the adjustment will be tonight in game two. pic.twitter.com/p6WDdJ5XmZ7:23 PM

Brad Townsend @townbrad
From @Callie Caplan:
Source: Luka Doncic is ‘good to go’ for Mavs-Warriors Game 2 despite reported sickness dallasnews.com/sports/maveric…2:51 PM
Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
Source: Luka Doncic is ‘good to go’ for Mavs-Warriors Game 2 despite reported sickness dallasnews.com/sports/maveric…2:47 PM
Zach Kram @zachkram
Nobody has ever won an NBA title with Luka Doncic’s usage rate. What is the history of high-usage stars in the playoffs, and can the Mavericks star break the mold?
theringer.com/2022/5/20/2306…1:21 PM
Tim Cato @tim_cato
Slovenia’s obsession with Luka Doncic is growing ever larger these playoffs. even grandmas are waking up in the middle of the night to watch him.
i talked to Slovenians about the country’s pride in a superstar very much their own: theathletic.com/3324315/2022/0…1:07 PM
Justin Kubatko @jkubatko
📅 On this day in 1995, the @Phoenix Suns Kevin Johnson had 46 points and 10 assists in a Game 7 loss to the Rockets in the conference semis.
Johnson is one of 10 players in NBA history to record at least 45p/10a in a playoff game, and one of only two to do so in a Game 7 (Luka Doncic). pic.twitter.com/atMkJVedwZ1:01 PM

Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh
I’m convinced that Luka Doncic is the Undertaker meme.
Luka is 21-5 after a loss this season and a ridiculous 20-6-0 against the spread, by far the best among NBA stars.
DAL+6 and +210 ML at @DKSportsbook pic.twitter.com/EUXHIQzR0S12:36 PM

Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
New @Zach Kram on Luka and high usage stars in the playoffs: theringer.com/2022/5/20/2306…10:56 AM
Bill Simmons @BillSimmons
New BS Podcast!
—Boston‘s big revenge, Smart vs. Superstar Jimmy, GSW vs Luka and the WTF Suns w/ @Haralabos Voulgaris
—I called @jacko2323 to jinx the red-hot Yankees (it worked)
—An NFL schedule deep dive + a possible holy shit 2022 sleeper w/ @SharpFootball
open.spotify.com/episode/2Vm1zM…1:02 AM
Brad Townsend @townbrad
How Mavs star Luka Doncic reminds Warriors of 2018 West finals matchup vs. James Harden dallasnews.com/sports/maveric…10:22 PM
Dave McMenamin @mcten
New video: My @sportscenter report from Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, where Luka Doncic had a rude awakening thanks to Andrew Wiggins and the Warriors defense. pic.twitter.com/dxllfdPY2O6:45 PM

Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Luka Doncic watched the Euroleague semifinal Barcelona-Real Madrid in Bay Area. That was his reaction after Real’s victory. #F4GLORY #dALLasIN pic.twitter.com/u6hti4MetN5:29 PM

Chris Biderman @TheWarriorsWire
Jay Williams calls out Luka Doncic over his defensive effort vs. the Warriors. warriorswire.usatoday.com/2022/05/19/esp…4:21 PM
Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
More than a half-hour after Mavs’ practice ended, Luka Doncic is still locked into watching Real Madrid in the EuroLeague final four. pic.twitter.com/VARSM8V9D24:01 PM

Eurohoops @Eurohoopsnet
Old habits die hard for Luka Doncic #F4Glory pic.twitter.com/ovYu4ql3Xu3:56 PM

Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
Lol
Dude really said: “I’m incredibly worried about Luka Doncic and y’all should be too”
The good part about these shows is they are never prisoners of the moment pic.twitter.com/U5koJGj9tp3:34 PM

Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
Keegan Murray on his former teammate Luka Garza: “He’s been a key influence on me.” Murray’s dad is from Battle Creek. pic.twitter.com/pPtUhd1v5R3:14 PM

More on this storyline

Vincent Goodwill: Looks like Luka Doncic’s left thigh is wrapped up before Mavericks practice begins. He started limping a bit in the second half -via Twitter @VinceGoodwill / May 3, 2022

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