Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic is all smiles during his workout

Tyler Watts
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic could not stop smiling during his workout on July 3

Dallas Mavericks are one of 22 teams entering uncharted waters with the NBA’s restart. Luka Doncic will lead the team into Orlando. Never before have the playoffs been played in one location. The Disney World bubble will offer plenty of unexpected twists.

One thing fans can be sure of is the Mavs will be ready. Some experts are complaining about the short ramp up. Teams arrive in Orlando from July 7-9. Seeding games begin on July 30. It is a short turnaround. The young Mavericks have an advantage as they should be able to get into form quicker.

Luka Doncic will be ready. The 21-year-old superstar could reach new heights in Orlando. Here are five reasons why he may be the best player in the league during NBA Disney.

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Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is all smiles during his workout on July 3

The Mavs began mandatory individual workouts on July 1. They will not practice together as a team until training camp 2.0 starts in Orlando. That has not stopped Luka from enjoying his time on the court. Check out a few pictures from his workout on July 3.


Fans also got a glimpse of some special kicks that Doncic is wearing too. They have his custom logo on the tongue. Fans will remember Luka signed a deal with Jordan Brand in December. Expect the Mavericks superstar to have plenty of custom sneakers over the life of the deal.

Doncic and his teammates appear excited about the restart. There are plenty of unknowns and roadblocks still to clear, but they are happy basketball is back. That should be one positive in Orlando. Do not be surprised if Dallas surprises with a deep playoff run. They have all the necessary ingredients. All that is left is to make it happen in Orlando.

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