The Dallas Mavericks have won four straight games, and it helped propel superstar Luka Doncic to another honor. He was named Western Conference Player of the Week on April 5. It is the second time this season that Doncic has won the award.
His recent four-game run is just a small piece of his recent hot streak. Over his last 21 games, Luka is averaging 30.0 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 8.1 assists per game on 51.8 percent shooting from the field and 42.9 percent on his 3-point tries. Doncic has been unstoppable as the Mavericks have climbed the standings.
The 22-year-old winning the Western Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season made a bit of history too. Let us take a closer look.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic wins Player of the Week for second time this season
Luka is only the third Maverick in team history to win the award multiple times in the same season. See the tweet from Mavs PR below.
Doncic averaged below his season-long numbers over the last four games, and he still won Player of the Week. The 22-year-old is setting up for an unbelievable stretch run. The Mavericks have the third-easiest remaining schedule, according to Tankathon. Luka will light it up as he attempts to lift Dallas out of seventh in the Western Conference.
The Mavs want to avoid the play-in tournament, but it will be no easy task. They are 2.5 games back of sixth entering the games on April 5. Dallas will need to be one of the best teams in the league down the stretch. Do not count out Luka and the Mavericks. Stay tuned to see if they can climb up the standings.
Congratulations go out to Luka Doncic on winning the Western Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season. It is just another honor for the 22-year-old superstar. Expect them to keep coming as he continues his incredible play. Luka is still getting better. Dallas Mavericks fans will not want to miss a second of the action.