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Mavericks: Luka Doncic fourth in Western Conference All-Star fan voting

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks are off to a slow start, but Luka Doncic is not. He showed up a bit out of shape, but quickly found his form. He averaged a 28-point triple-double in 15 January games. The 21-year-old has shown off defensive improvements and an impressive mid-range game this season. He continues to get better every night.

The NBA will be staging the All-Star game on March 7 in Atlanta. Luka finished second in fan voting for the 2020 game behind only LeBron James. He led the Western Conference backcourt and earned his first All-Star start. Will Doncic be in the starting five for the second straight year?

The NBA released the first returns of fan voting on Feb. 4. Let us take a look at where Luka Doncic stands and how fans can help him move up.

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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic seventh overall in All-Star fan voting

Fans cans see the first returns from the Western Conference fan voting below.

Luka Doncic trails Stephen Curry in the Western Conference backcourt but is on pace to start. The Mavs star has the fourth most votes in the Western Conference and the seventh most overall. Mavericks fans need to get those numbers up. Votes count twice on Feb. 4. Supporters can retweet the message below to give Doncic a bump.

Now, is the time to help Luka make a push. All-Star voting ends on Feb. 16 but is just one factor in determining the starters. Fan voting counts for 50 percent of the total. The media and the players each get 25 percent.

Luka Doncic should be a starter. Let us help him overtake Stephen Curry and lead the Western Conference backcourt voting for the second straight year.

Be sure to vote for Doncic every day. It is the easiest way to help him earn the start on March 7. Let’s make it happen.

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