Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic receives massive praise from Paul Pierce
The Dallas Mavericks are expecting massive things from Luka Doncic during the NBA’s restart in Orlando. The 21-year-old had his superstar breakout before play was suspended. He continues to put up historic numbers and do things nobody else in the league can.
Fans have seen Luka is already finding his groove in Orlando. He has had the trick shots on full display. Doncic looks happy to be back on the court. That should bode well for Dallas in the playoffs.
Luka Doncic and the Mavericks were a topic of conversation on ESPN’s The Jump on Tuesday. Paul Pierce offered some massive praise for the young superstar.
Paul Pierce calls Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic “most talented player in the NBA”
The discussion was on what should be expected from Luka in his first playoff appearance. Below is the quote from NBA champion and ten-time All-Star Paul Pierce.
“I expect special things from him. I mean, you talk about a kid who made one of the biggest leaps in recent memory from a Rookie of the Year to MVP caliber player. He has won at every European championship that you can think of, every European MVP that you can think of. I expect special things from this kid. Clearly, he is special. He is a talent. To me, he is the most talented player in the NBA, today. The lights are never too bright for him.”
That is massive praise from the future Hall of Famer. It is hard to disagree with Pierce. Luka Doncic appears headed for greatness.
Kendrick Perkins went on to second Pierce’s comments. Everyone seemed excited about Doncic’s prospects in the playoffs. Perkins called him a “top-five player in the league”.
The Jump also discussed Kristaps Porzingis and his role heading into the restart. Fans can listen to the full segment on the Dallas Mavericks from The Jump courtesy of ESPN below.
Dallas Mavericks fans should be excited about the NBA’s restart in Orlando. Luka Doncic will be leading them into the playoffs. Expect a run from Dallas in Disney World. It will be a unique atmosphere that should only help the Mavs flourish.
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