Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic scores 16 in Rising Stars game

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic started and dropped 16 points in the NBA’s Rising Stars game on Feb. 14. See more from his performance to kick things off.

The Dallas Mavericks are being represented by their star player Luka Doncic in Chicago for All-Star weekend. The 20-year-old star has a busy schedule. He starred in the NBA’s Rising Stars game on Friday night. He will have an interview on Saturday before starting in the All-Star game on Sunday.

Luka is a first-time All-Star. The 20-year-old will be the sixth youngest player to start in one come Feb. 16. Doncic is already making the most of his experience.

He was part of the Rising Stars game as a rookie. This season, Luka headlined the World Team in the event. Before the game got started, Doncic had a few meetings. Here he shakes hands with former President Barack Obama.


Luka also chatted it up with Steve Nash during practice for the game on Friday.


Doncic is certainly reaching superstar status. There is a massive billboard of the 20-year-old outside the United Center in Chicago to get people hyped for the All-Star game. See it here.


Here is a look at how Luka Doncic performed in the Rising Stars game. He earned the start and was the final player announced on his squad on Friday night. Doncic finished with 16 points, two rebounds, and five assists in 24 minutes. The World Team lost 151-131 to Team USA. Luka did not disappoint in the highlight department, though. Fans are not going to want to miss his package.

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