The Dallas Mavericks have the brightest young superstar in the league in Luka Doncic. The 22-year-old is fresh off averaging over 35 points and ten assists per game in the first round of the playoffs. He is an unstoppable offensive force that is eligible for a max contract extension this summer.
First, Luka is going to attempt to lead Slovenia to the Olympics. They kick off their qualification at 8:30 a.m. CT against Angola on June 30. American fans can watch the game on ESPN-plus. Slovenia must win the six-team tournament to advance to the Olympics in Tokyo. With Doncic on the roster, they are favorites to qualify.
The Mavericks superstar is locked in. He had ten points, 17 assists, and seven rebounds in a friendly win over Croatia. Fans have seen Doncic nailing trick shots too. The 22-year-old made another one on June 28.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic drills impossible shot ahead of Olympic Qualifier
Luka shot it from way back and behind the backboard to add another impressive make to his collection of impossible shots. See the unbelievable moment below.
Doncic has his full arsenal on display for Slovenia. He will be running the show and making plays all over the court. His national team will play on Wednesday and Thursday in Lithuania. They need to win at least one game to advance to the semifinals. Slovenia must grab victories in their final two games to advance to Tokyo.
Luka is not the only Mavericks featuring in the Olympic Qualifiers. Boban Marjanovic, Dwight Powell, and Nicolo Melli are all featuring for their countries. Mavs fans can watch all the games on ESPN-plus.
The Dallas Mavericks are just beginning a massive offseason. They have hired a new general manager and head coach. Now, the goal is improving their roster around Luka Doncic. Stay tuned to see what moves the Mavs make this offseason. It is going to be a franchise-altering summer, so do not miss it.