Mavericks: Luka Doncic throws down unbelievable dunk in All-Star game
By Tyler Watts
The Dallas Mavericks are only going to go as far as superstar Luka Doncic takes them this season. The 22-year-old proved no defense can stop him in the playoffs inside the bubble. Luka can be the best player on a championship team, but he needs his teammates to play better in the second half.
Doncic earned his second consecutive All-Star start in 2021. He was deservingly voted in by the fans. Luka averaged 28.6 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 9.0 assists per game as he has improved his efficiency across the board in his third NBA season.
The 22-year-old threw down an incredible dunk in the 2021 NBA All-Star game. Let us take a closer look at the play and his performance in the prestigious contest.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic throws down monster dunk in All-Star game
Doncic earned the start but did not score in his first stint on the court. He did have two rebounds and three dimes, including this impressive find of Nikola Jokic.
Luka got up for an impressive dunk in the second quarter that surely got Mavericks fans out of their seats. Relive the slam again below.
Doncic was not done. He drilled two 3-pointers in the third quarter as Team LeBron stayed red hot on March 7.
Luka Doncic finished his second All-Star game with eight points, three rebounds, and eight assists in 31.5 minutes of action. It was the second straight year that Luka had eight points in the All-Star as his team won the contest again in 2021. Team LeBron is undefeated since they went to the captain’s format.
The Dallas Mavericks return to action on March 10 against the San Antonio Spurs. Expect Luka Doncic to stay hot in the second half of the season as the team looks to continue climbing up the standings. Fans will not want to miss a second of the action, so please stay tuned.