Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic produces filthy highlight against the Heat

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Sean Berry/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Sean Berry/NBAE via Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic had one of his best highlights of the season on March 28 against the Miami Heat. Fans can relive the play here.

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic continues to blow fans away with his play. The rookie is barely 20-year-old but plays like a three-time NBA All-Star. Fans cannot get enough Luka. They are excited about the present and future in Dallas.

The Mavericks traveled to Miami to face the Heat on Thursday. It was the final meeting in the historic careers of Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade. Wade announced he is retiring at the end of the season. There was also a slew of Slovenian fans on hand to see Doncic do battle against countryman Goran Dragic.

The night did not end as the Mavs hoped. They blew a fourth-quarter lead and fell 105-99 to the Heat in Miami. Dragic had a triple-double to lead his team to victory.

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Luka brings it

Luka Doncic did not disappoint, though. He finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists in 31 minutes of action. That snapped a streak of two straight triple-doubles for the rookie. Doncic also produced what may be the best highlight of his career. Fans can enjoy it here courtesy of the Mavericks official Twitter.

Luka’s ball handling ability is a thing of beauty. This is not the first time that the rookie put a defender down with his dribble, but Thursday’s was special.

Doncic also gives fans something to talk about after the game. Be it a highlight or breaking a record, he never disappoints.

Final thoughts

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic produced a filthy highlight against the Miami Heat on March 28. Luka also admitted to being nervous for the first time before an NBA game. This group of Slovenian fans was likely the reason why courtesy of the Mavs Twitter.

Doncic again starred on the court. Fans cannot wait to see a healthy Kristaps Porzingis flanking Luka in the Mavericks starting five. That should happen to open next season as Dallas pushes for the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference.

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