The Dallas Mavericks topped the Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns in the playoffs to reach the Western Conference Finals for just the fifth time in franchise history. It was an incredible run led by superstar Luka Doncic. Nobody predicted Dallas would make it that far but never count out the greatness of number 77. He was dropping 30 every game and creating a ton of open looks for teammates.
Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors were waiting in the conference finals, and their experience played a significant factor in the series. The Dubs won in five games and went on to win their fourth championship in the last eight years, but it did not take away from what the Mavs accomplished.
Green is a fan of Luka. He is always quick to praise the Mavericks superstar, and Green talked about why Doncic is his favorite player in the NBA to watch on his podcast that dropped on Aug. 11.
Draymond Green on what makes Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic so fun to watch
The 6’6 forward took listener questions on the latest episode of the Draymond Green Show, and he was asked about who is his favorite player in the NBA to watch, aside from teammate Stephen Curry. The Warriors star and four-time NBA champion pulled no punches with his answer.
"My favorite NBA player to watch, besides Steph, is Luka. Luka is different. The way he sees the floor, scores the basketball, gets to his spot, his pace, it is Luka, for sure."
Luka Doncic is often your favorite NBA player’s favorite player. The 23-year-old is a marvel and arguably the best offensive creator in the league. Doncic can do it all with the ball in his hands, and that is what makes him so dangerous.
Fans can hear Green’s answer and what he had to say about a host of NBA topics in his latest podcast below.
It is high praise from the former Defensive Player of the Year, but it just keeps coming in for Luka Doncic. The the rest of the league should be scared because nobody has seen the best from number 77 yet. He is still improving his game, and the playoff experience will only sharpen his skills. Can the Dallas Mavericks return to the conference finals in 2023? Stay tuned to find out, but fans can bank on Doncic being better this season.