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Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic featured in 2021 TIME100 Next

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 have won five of their last seven games as they are finally heating up after a slow start. Superstar Luka Doncic set a new franchise record by scoring 25 or more points in 14 consecutive contests. The Mavs offense is rolling with the 21-year-old point guard at the helm.

Luka is on pace to set new career-highs in nearly every category in his third NBA season. He also took on a larger leadership role with the Mavericks this year. Doncic is on his way to becoming the best player in the NBA.

The Mavs superstar received a massive honor on Feb. 17 as he was named to the TIME100 Next list for 2021. Find out more about the honor here.

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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic feature in 2021 TIME100 Next

TIME Magazine does an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. For the second straight year, they expanded to showcase 100 more upcoming inspirations and leaders. TIME wrote about how they selected the list.

Luka’s profile was written by teammate Boban Marjanovic. It is brief, but a must-read for all Mavericks supporters. It goes to show just how special Doncic is both on and off the court. The Mavs celebrated the honor on social media on Wednesday.

Being named to the TIME100 Next list is the second of many honors for Luka Doncic in 2021. He earned Western Conference Player of the Week back in January. The All-Star starters are set to be announced on Thursday evening. The 21-year-old superstar is in position to earn his second straight start, and the honors will keep rolling in for Doncic.

The Dallas Mavericks had their game on Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons postponed because of severe weather. They are hoping to return to the court on Feb. 19 in Houston against the Rockets. Stay tuned for plenty more on that contest and everything fans crave about the Mavs. Do not miss it.

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