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Mavericks: Does it matter if Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are close?

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Kristaps Porzingis Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Kristaps Porzingis Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Kristaps Porzingis Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks are on a skid. It started by losing to the Rockets on April 7. They have won just two of their last seven games to dash their hopes of moving up and avoiding the play-in tournament. Luka Doncic continues to shine, but his 3-point shooting numbers have dipped as the Mavs defense has been lackluster at best.

The recent cold stretch has further pushed the relationship between Luka and Kristaps Porzingis into the fronts of fans minds. Social media loves to debate the topic. Fans are watching their on-court interactions closely. If you are looking for some fuel for the fire check here.

Does it matter if Luka and KP are close? Are supporters making something out of nothing? Let us take a closer look.

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Does it matter if Mavericks stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are close?

Brad Townsend asked Porzingis about his relationship with Luka on April 8. Fans can see the Unicorn’s response below courtesy of Tim MacMahon.

He did not squash the rumors, but fans could be making a lot out of nothing. KP has scored off 80 Doncic assists this season. His next most is Josh Richardson with 46. Porzingis has accounted for over 18 percent of Luka’s dimes in 2021. The two are not freezing each other out on the court. Dallas is not playing their best, but both stars continue to produce.

Here is an in-depth look at why it does not matter if Dallas Mavericks stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are close.

Next: Not alone

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