The Dallas Mavericks are back and working on their games. Superstar Luka Doncic was excited about the new season on media day, and he talked about some of the things he has been working on this offseason.
It will be interesting to see how things change for Luka this season. New head coach Jason Kidd talked about finding ways to keep the 22-year-old fresh in the fourth quarter, and how Doncic needs to trust and rely on his teammates. Luka agreed with the assessment. How much will he play off the ball, and how can they maximize his efficiency throughout the game? Expect Kidd to help him improve and take another step forward this season.
Doncic did the rounds at media, including a fantastic interview with Isaac Harris and Nick Angstadt of Locked on Mavs. The 22-year-old superstar was asked to pick an all-time Mavericks starting five, and fans can see his list below.
Luka Doncic pick all-time Dallas Mavericks starting five
Doncic first asked if he could include himself in the starting five before selecting Dirk Nowitzki with his first pick. He thought about it for a few seconds before settling on this starting five.
PG: Jason Kidd or Jason Terry
SG: Luka Doncic
SF: Michael Finley
PF: Dirk Nowitzki
C: Tyson Chandler
It is hard to argue with Luka’s group. He could have selected Steve Nash in the backcourt or Rolando Blackman or Mark Aguirre at the three, but those are tough calls. Fans now know where Doncic stands on this debate.
The 22-year-old did a hilarious media day interview with Locked on Mavs, which fans can watch in its entirety below.
Luka Doncic is ready to put on a show in his fourth NBA season. Fans know he is going to put up numbers, so it will be the team’s success that determines his standing in the MVP race. No matter what, the Dallas Mavericks superstar is going to be exciting to watch, and fans will not want to miss a second of the action. Tune in and enjoy the exhilarating ride.