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Mavericks: Luka Doncic pokes fun at himself for Skills Challenge loss

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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The Dallas Mavericks heated up heading into the All-Star break as superstar Luka Doncic was playing at an MVP level. They won nine of their last 11 games as the 22-year-old earned his second consecutive All-Star start. The historic performances have continued for the Mavs star in his third NBA season.

Luka also took part in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on March 7. The NBA moved all of the All-Star weekend events to Sunday night. It kicked off with the skills competition. Doncic earned a bye in the first round before being upset by eventual champion Domantas Sabonis in the semifinals. It was a bit of a disappointing showing from the Mavericks superstar.

Luka poked fun at himself during a hilarious Twitter exchange with teammate Jalen Brunson on his performance in the 2021 Taco Bell Skills Challenge. Let us take a closer look.

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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic pokes fun at himself for Skills Challenge loss

Doncic was dominated by Sabonis in the Skills Challenge, but that did not stop the 22-year-old from having some fun. Fans can see some photos below courtesy of the Mavericks Twitter.

Jalen Brunson was not happy with Luka’s performances, so he let him know on Twitter. Doncic had a hilarious response which fans can check out here.

It was all good fun for the Mavericks superstar. He still had plenty of work to do on Sunday night. Luka Doncic earned the start for Team LeBron in the 2021 NBA All-Star game. LeBron’s team has won all four meetings since switching to the captain’s format, so the pressure was on during the March 7 affair.

Dallas Mavericks fans should stay tuned to The Smoking Cuban for everything Luka Doncic from the 2021 All-Star plus all the news, opinions, and analysis fans crave on their favorite team in the second half of the season. Do not miss it.

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