Dallas Mavericks celebrate two years with Luka Doncic
Dallas Mavericks celebrate the second anniversary of acquiring Luka Doncic in a draft-night trade
The Dallas Mavericks made a bold move on draft night 2018. They traded the fifth overall pick plus their first round selection in 2019 to move up to third overall to select Luka Doncic. Two first rounder is a hefty price, but Doncic has more than paid off.
The 21-year-old is already in the MVP conversation. Fans can see where he stacks up here. He started the All-Star game in his second NBA season. Luka is proving to be a generational talent that will lead the Mavericks to the playoffs every year for the next decade-plus.
He also could average a 30-point triple-double per game for the season at his peak. That is the part that intrigues fans most. How great can Doncic be when he reaches his apex? The sky seems like the limit at this moment.
Dallas Mavericks celebrate two years since acquiring Luka Doncic in a draft-night trade
The second anniversary of the trade happened on Sunday. The Mavericks celebrated the occasion by posting a thread on Twitter. Fans can see it below.
It has already been a fun two years, and the best is still ahead. Luka should be an annual All-Star, All-NBA, and MVP candidate. His work ethic will lead to continued improvement. Doncic wants to be the best player in the NBA. He is well on his way to achieving that goal.
Supporters should be excited about NBA Disney. Luka Doncic will be leading the Dallas Mavericks into the playoffs. It is going to be interesting to see how he responds in his first NBA postseason. Remember, Doncic helped Real Madrid win the EuroLeague and Spanish ACB as a teenager. It will be fun to see what the 21-year-old can do when it matters most. Be sure to tune in.