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Dallas Mavericks: 5 ways Luka Doncic can still get better

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

The Dallas Mavericks are back in the playoff picture after a slow start to the 2020-2021 season. They currently sit eighth in the Western Conference as superstar Luka Doncic is pushing his way back into the MVP conversation.

The Mavs were without star big man Kristaps Porzingis for the first nine games of this season before being hit hard by the health and safety protocols. The Mavericks are finally back at full strength and displaying the promise so many expected coming into the year.

Luka has been the team’s one constant. He improved again in his third NBA season, but there is still room to grow. Let us take a look at his game and where the 22-year-old superstar can get better in his quest to become the best player in the NBA.

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5 ways Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic can still get better

Fans have seen Doncic add a mid-range element to his game this season. He attempted 95 in his first 34 games after taking just 57 in 61 games during his superstar breakout 2019-2020 campaign. Luka is also more engaged on the defensive end and added a few new tricks to his diverse offensive skill set. The 22-year-old is unquestionably better than he was one year ago.

Luka Doncic is a generational talent that will not stop short of being the best player in the NBA. How can he keep improving? What is missing from Luka’s game? Here are five ways the Dallas Mavericks superstar can still get better.

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