Luka Doncic

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  1. Vanilla Gorilla

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    It'll take another early playoff exit and possibly hearing more of the noise from the DWFs and media and that should motivate Luka to invest more time and money into his nutrition and fitness. As typical with most younger athletes they often think its all about natural athleticism and hard work to be elite but as they get older the mental aspects and then nutrition/sleep/prevention ala TB12 and similar programs become more important for sustained greatness. Even that chicom employee Queen James understood this.
     
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  3. Warhawk_46

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    He has to make his conditioning and nutrition regimen top notch. However, the best way to get in shape for basketball is to play basketball. His numbers are climbing and the team has been playing well. I still say they need to give Boban 10 minutes a night - he is very efficient and spells Porzingas at times. Heck even the two of them on the floor together!

    Would still like the Mavs to pick up a white sharpshooter as that is the key piece I think they lack.
     
  4. Bucky

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    It's been mentioned, but Mavs should consider adding McClung. Lebron only allows one pale face at a time to play with him and it looks like Austin Reaves has already claimed that honor.
     
  5. white lightning

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    The 2022 NBA Regular Season is down to the last game of the year before the playoffs. Doncic finished as the 3rd leading scorer in the NBA! :)

    Offensive Leaders

    Points PTS
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    Joel Embiid
    PHI 30.4
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    Giannis Antetokounmpo
    MIL 29.9
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    Luka Doncic
    DAL 28.5
     
  6. El Gringo

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    Luka’s game 7 against the Suns was epic. He ripped the Suns’ hearts out from the opening tip, and the game was over by halftime. He is indisputably great, with all-time great potential. His career is on a comparable trajectory as Lebron James. He is undoubtedly the best White player since Larry Bird. I watch every Mavericks game I can, because his game is so entertaining.
     
  8. white lightning

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    I compare it to watching Christian McCaffreey for the Panthers or Cooper Kupp for the Rams! :)

    Luka Doncic is on the highest level and his ability is off the charts. The guy is only 22 years of age yet he does things that superstar veterans can't do! Luka
    is a complete basketball player with all of the tools necessary to dominate games all by himself. Doncic is a stat sheet stuffer and I enjoy watching him
    even more than some of the superstars of the past. If he can get to the NBA Finals his Stat Status Worldwide will explode like fireworks on July 4th!
     
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  9. Hartline

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    I'm very confused as to why he wasn't talked about more in the MVP voting. I had him third ahead of Embiid personally. Since the All Star break he was the best player in the league no disrespect to Jokic who deservedly won his second MVP.
     
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    For all the mythology around the athleticism of US-born blacks, they don't have the top dog in any of America's major spectator sports:
    1. Football: Reigning AP NFL MVP is Rodgers.
    2. Baseball: Reigning Sporting News Major League Player of the Year is Ohtani.
    3. Basketball: Reigning NBA MVP is Jokic.
    4. Soccer: Reigning Ballon d'Or is Messi.
    5. Horse Racing: Top ranked jockey is James McDonald.
    6. Golf: Top ranked player is Scheffler.
    7. NASCAR: Reigning Cup Series champ is Larson.
    8. Ice Hockey: Reigning NHL MVP is McDavid.
    9. IndyCar: Reigning driver's champ is Palou.
    10. Tennis: Top ranked player is Djokovic.
    11. MMA: Reigning UFC heavyweight champ is Ngannou.
    12. Boxing: Reigning lineal heavyweight champ is Fury.
     
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  11. white lightning

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    Luka Doncic is second all-time behind Michael Jordan in playoff scoring at 32.7 points per game! Hopefully over the next decade he can pass them to become the highest
    scorer in the average of points per game in NBA PLayoff History! :)
     
  12. white lightning

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    Despite the Mavs blowing a 19 point lead and losing the game it's not all sad and bleak.

    Luka Doncic again did everything he could scoring 42 points for the 7th time in his playoffs career. This ties the great Dirk Nowitzkis Franchise Record!
    In only his third season Doncic will own the record all by himself soon. His points per game average moved up alot but they need to close out games. They
    now trail 2 -0 in the Western Conference Finals of the 2022 NBA Playoffs. They head back to Dallas for games 3 & 4. It's now or never time for the Mavs. One
    thing is for sure. It's not Doncics fault that they are losing. He is making history. Now if only his team can give him a little more help to get some wins!
     
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    With his selection, Dončić became the fourth player in league history to be named to the First Team All-NBA at least three times before turning 24. The other three players were Tim Duncan, Kevin Durant and Max Zaslofsky.
     
  14. white lightning

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    Only 2 NBA Players ever have averaged 30 points or more in their first 3 years of their playoffs.

    Wilt Chamberlain.

    Luka Doncic.

    Yes even guys like Jordan, Wilkins, Bryant everyone else has never done this in their first 3 years of nba playoffs! Doncic is amazing!
     
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  15. Bucky

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    Impressive company for Luka!
     
  16. Math1990

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    Doncic can average over 30 points per season if he focuses on staying healthy (focusing on nutrition and improving his physique to avoid the many injuries he has had this season).

    He has a lot of potential, even with several injuries and not being at his physical peak, he gets 28 points on average in the regular season and 30+ points on average in the playoffs, imagine when he's in The physical Peak, He has monstrous potential.

    Porzingis It could be this guy but unfortunately he also had a hard time staying healthy.
     
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    He looks to be in the best shape of his life. Absolutely jacked and very low body fat. This is great and I hope he continues on with taking care of his body. He will need it to win many, many championships and MVP Awards.
     
  19. Bucky

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    He had a ridiculous no look pass the other day in Slovenia's win over Italy! Will post here shortly. He looks lean and jacked! Might be worth putting some $ on him to be next year's MVP.
     
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