Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic is a skilled Pickleball player too

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic is a skilled Pickleball player

The Dallas Mavericks have been enjoying their experience in the bubble so far. Luka Doncic is leading the way as the team competes and bonds on and off the court. Fans have been enjoying the Mavs bubble activities.

It started with fishing and golfing, but the team appears to have a new game now. They have been enjoying some Pickleball. For supporters unfamiliar with the game, it is a combination of badminton and tennis.

Luka Doncic may be the Mavericks’ best Pickleball player too. Let us take a look at what we know so far.

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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic shows off his Pickleball skills

Doncic took to Instagram to show off him playing the game. Check out the photos below.


Boban Marjanovic also posted a few photos of him and Luka teaming up. The two have been hanging out a lot inside the bubble.

Fans can see him and J.J. Barea in action here. This appears the veteran point guard may be carrying the team.


Coach Rick Carlisle was asked about it during his media session on July 20. Here is what he had to say.

"“I’m going to guess Luka is good at it because he is pretty much good at anything he tries.”"

Carlisle also told a tale about the epic Spikeball showdowns featuring Luka and JJ against Kleber and Hardaway Jr.

It has been fantastic to see the Mavericks bonding and competing in Orlando. That is certain to pay dividends when the playoffs roll around. There is work to be done before that, though. The Mavs want to move up during the eight seeding games. Expect them to be ready to hit the ground sprinting on July 31.

Fans will get plenty more glimpses of Luka Doncic and the Mavericks enjoying life in the bubble. The team has off on July 21. That usually means players getting out for some fun. Stay tuned to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest.

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