Luka Doncic: Mavericks goal is to win a championship

Luka Doncic: Mavericks goal is to win a championship

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Luka Doncic: Mavericks goal is to win a championship

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StatMuse @statmuse
Most career possessions per game:
1. Luka Doncic — 24.9
2. Allen Iverson — 24.6
3. Trae Young — 23.9
4. Michael Jordan — 23.6
@SwishMuse pic.twitter.com/MXYXSiwfI26:17 PM

Dwain Price @DwainPrice
In the White team’s 86-85 OT win vs. the Blue team in today’s scrimmage, Luka scored 24 of his 27 pts in the second half and OT, JaVale McGee tallied 18 pts and Josh Green added 10. Tim Hardaway Jr. (20 pts), rookie Jaden Hardy (18 pts) and Wood (17 pts) led the Blue team. #Mavs pic.twitter.com/cQXHW3BT1M5:28 PM

Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
First time Luka Doncic is getting to sign his signature shoes. That must be cool … if he can hear himself think rn pic.twitter.com/LFg3phElaZ2:16 PM

Eddie Sefko @ESefko
Tim Hardaway Jr. moved great and shot it great in the Mavs fan jam scrimmage today. Also big showing from JaVale McGee and that dude named Luka. – 2:07 PM
Dwain Price @DwainPrice
It’s a final: Mavs win, 86-85, in overtime, on the strength of 3 free throws by Luka.@Dallas Mavericks @NBA2:06 PM
Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
Mavs’ Fan Jam scrimmage ended tied at 83, and Luka Doncic went right to Jason Kidd to lobby for a two-minute overtime.
So much for that ~slow start~ to training camp lol pic.twitter.com/Eaq2MatZwf2:04 PM

Dwain Price @DwainPrice
Luka and Hardy trading baskets. Nice back and forth. – 1:57 PM
Dwain Price @DwainPrice
McGee and Wood are dominating inside, Hardaway busy draining a bunch of threes, and Luka is doing Luka things. – 1:46 PM
Tim Cato @tim_cato
luka doncic is wearing sweatpants at the mavericks’ open scrimmage and has already protested (politely!) one missed call to the team staffers serving as refs. back like he never left! pic.twitter.com/DzjXvNphf81:27 PM

BasketNews @BasketNews_com
Luka Doncic was having a hard time pronouncing the name of his new teammate JaVale McGee 😂
🎥 @HocsBasketball pic.twitter.com/Nhlr5Rp0rN1:22 PM

Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
Luka Doncic, Josh Green, Reggie Bullock, DFS and JaVale McGee starting for Head Coach Shammgod.
Spencer Dinwiddie, Frank Ntilikina, Tim Hardaway Jr., Maxi Kleber and Christian Wood starting for Head Coach Dudley.
Actual head coach Jason Kidd wanted to mix starters/second unit. – 1:12 PM
Dwain Price @DwainPrice
Luka and the Mavericks getting ready to play a Blue and White scrimmage at American Airlines Center
It’s a wild and rowdy and loud crowd up in here.@Dallas Mavericks @NBA #Mavs pic.twitter.com/sMC1Ax8nsR1:11 PM

Eurohoops @Eurohoopsnet
“Our goal every year is to win a championship” – Luka Doncic #NBA
eurohoops.net/en/nba-news/13…10:05 AM
Callie Caplan @CallieCaplan
Some Luka Doncic observations from practice so far:
— Picked Maxi Kleber without hesitation hesitation when guards got to pick bigs to face 1-on-1
— Argues with refs about moving screens even during 5-on-4 scrimmages in preseason practice
— Kept calling JaVale McGee “Joel” – 1:24 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Name a class of active players that could beat this 2018 Draft class lineup.
G — Trae
G — Luka
F — SGA
F — JJJ
C — Ayton pic.twitter.com/3Do6sJON2m12:38 PM

More on this storyline

Of course, the Slovenian superstar setting his sights on the title is not a secret. He seemed confident in being able to top the league, even without another big name on the squad. “We have great players on our team. There are plenty of very underrated guys that I think should be talked about more. So I don’t think so. I think we have a great team,” he recently told ESPN. -via EuroHoops.net / October 1, 2022
Appearing on The Ringer’s Bill Simmons’ Podcast, ESPN analyst and known Lebron-whisperer Brian Windhorst mentioned the Dallas Mavericks as a sneaky candidate for the final phase of Lebron James’ career, due to his affinity for Luka Doncic. This isn’t the first time he’s mentioned such a concept; five months ago on ESPN’s NBA Today, Windhorst hinted at it, saying that Lebron would love playing with Luka. -via mavsmoneyball.com / September 29, 2022

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