Dallas Mavericks: Best buzzer beaters from Luka Doncic last season

Tyler Watts
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic always wants to take the last shot. Here are Luka’s top buzzer beaters from his rookie season.

Dallas Mavericks point forward Luka Doncic wants the ball with the game on the line. He shines in the biggest moments. The 20-year-old shot 42.7 percent from the field last season. That percentage jumped to 44.2 percent in the fourth quarter.

Going further, Doncic hit 44.6 percent on clutch shots as determined by NBA Stats. That includes being 20th in clutch field goal attempts per game. Luka also hit 53.3 percent of his field goals in the final 30 seconds of a close game.

Doncic will lead the Mavs to late victories this season. He will be converting the pressure shots. Dallas wants to make the postseason meaning they will need to win close games. Having the ball late means plenty of chances for buzzer beaters too.

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Only going upward

It is easy to forget that Luka is 20 years old. His game is so polished. Doncic is an incredible passer and ball-handler to go with his elite scoring ability. He should only improve too. Fans noted Luka’s appearance in his recent Instagram post. Increases in his conditioning could make a significant difference on the court this season.

Luka Doncic should have Dallas Mavericks fans excited about the year. The 20-year-old could take that superstar leap into annual All-Star status. Doncic has all the talent. He could easily average over 23 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists per game in his second season. Mavs supporters should be pumped to see what the Matador can accomplish.

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