Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic working out at P3 in California

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Michelle Farsi/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Michelle Farsi/NBAE via Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks star rookie Luka Doncic posted a photo of him working out at P3 in Santa Barbara, CA which shows his drive to be special.

The Dallas Mavericks selected Luka Doncic because he has the chance to be elite.

Doncic has a unique background for an NBA player.  He has played professionally since age 15 and won just about every award possible in European basketball by age 19.

Doncic wants to translate that success to the NBA.  He has an outstanding basketball IQ and court vision.  Luka also possesses the drive and determination it takes to be a superstar in this league.

He will need to continue to improve and expand his game to reach his star-level ceiling, but Luka Doncic is ready to complete the task.

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Working out at P3

Luka Doncic posted a video on his personal Twitter account of him pushing a sled at P3 in California.  You can see the video here.

P3 is a place designed to help athletes improve and optimize their talents through a data-driven approach.  Going to California and working out there shows Doncic’s drive and goal is to be the best.   That is a significant plus for Mavs fans.

P3 also posted this video just before the draft that shows what makes Doncic special.  It is a must watch for fans questioning his athletic ability against NBA competition.

Final thoughts

Dallas Mavericks rookie and Slovenia sensation Luka Doncic is on a mission to be an NBA superstar.  He was working out at P3 in Santa Barbara, CA to help achieve that goal.

Doncic is coming to Dallas on Sept. 4 to begin his preparation for the season.  Dirk, Harrison Barnes, and others are already here working out, so Doncic should get some extra time with his new teammates.  That early work could be crucial to him hitting the ground running to kick off his rookie campaign.

Expect Doncic to want to win Rookie of the Year and compete at an All-Star caliber level even in his first season.  He is coming off a season where he was the MVP in both the EuroLeague and Spanish Liga ACB, so he will not settle for playing at less than an elite level.

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