Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic can learn a lot from Michael Jordan and ‘The Last Dance’. Here are five takeaways for him.
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic became a superstar in his second NBA season. He was phenomenal as a rookie. Luka ran away with the Rookie of the Year and posted a historic stat line. His second season blew that away. Doncic was making history on a nightly basis.
He averaged 28.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 8.7 assists per game as a 21-year-old. Luka also led the Mavs to 40 wins in 67 games. They were back in the playoff mix and had the best offensive rating in NBA history with Doncic running the show.
The rapid improvement has people around the league wondering just how good Luka can become. In his prime, he appears destined to be an all-time great. Will he surpass Dirk Nowitzki for Mavericks GOAT? That is a high bar, but Doncic’s first two seasons have gone better. Can he become a top-five player of all-time? It is possible.
With the NBA season suspended, basketball fans have been captivated by The Last Dance. The ten-part documentary on Michael Jordan and the 1998 Chicago Bulls wrapped up on May 17. It chronicled MJ’s greatness. It introduced a new generation to just how unbelievable he was. Others relived the GOAT in high definition.
The documentary had to be motivating for any superstar player like Doncic. There were plenty of insights. Here is a look at five takeaways for Luka Doncic from The Last Dance.