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Dallas Mavericks: Best and worst case scenario for Luka Doncic this season

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic must take a substantial step for the team to make the playoffs. Here is his worst and best-case scenario for this season.

Dallas Mavericks supporters are excited about the upcoming season. Reigning Rookie of the Year Luka Doncic is set to put on a show. The addition of Kristaps Porzingis has the team thinking playoffs this season and future title contention.

The cannot just rely on their young star duo, though. The Mavs need other players to step up to reach their goals.

Their outlook is making fans more anxious. Currently, the NBA is undergoing the agonizing purgatory period on the schedule. Whether it’s players excelling in lackadaisical open-gym activities or fans foolishly campaigning for players of yesteryear to make it back to the league, bloggers, and media alike grasp for any bit of content for the golden access of a click.

More. 5 areas where Luka Doncic will grow this season

With the season still over a month away, there is time to assess what tier the Dallas Mavericks fall under in regards to the final Western Conference standings. Before you break down the team as a whole, it’s practical to start with the individuals themselves, the players. Like most successful entities, it starts at the top of the competitive pyramid.

For the sake of this series, the focus is on the court. Naturally, Luka Doncic is the player who moves the needle most for the Dallas Mavericks franchise. Here is a peek at Luka’s best and worst-case scenario for his second season.