Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons why Luka Doncic should win Most Improved Player
Why Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic should win Most Improved Player: 2. Superstar leap
Doncic did not make the All-Star team as a rookie. He was in the running but missed the cut. This season, he took the leap to All-Star starter. Luka was one of the ten best players in the NBA.
That is the most difficult jump to make. Think about anything you do. When you first start, it is easy to improve. The higher you try to climb in becoming the best, the more difficult those gains become. Doncic joined the elite tier in his second NBA season.
Brandon Ingram made his first All-Star game but got zero consideration as a starter. He is unlikely to be a first or second-team All-NBA selection this season. Luka Doncic will be.
The same can be said about Bam Adebayo. He was a deserving All-Star, but he did not join the elite class like Luka Doncic. Adebayo will be lucky to make third-team All-NBA this season. Doncic is a deserving first-teamer.
Nobody thought the Mavericks superstar would make that jump, but it happened. Making the most difficult leap in basketball should be enough to win Most Improved Player.
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