The Dallas Mavericks and superstar Luka Doncic agreed to a historic contract extension this summer. It was just the latest in an incredible year for the 22-year-old. He led Slovenia on a spectacular Olympic run, made first-team All-NBA for the second straight season, was selected as the cover athlete for NBA 2K22, and got paid handsomely, but Luka won’t be satisfied unless he leads the Mavs on a deep playoff run in 2022.
Dallas improved their roster after a second straight first-round playoff exit. They failed to land the marquee free agent they dreamed about, but adding Reggie Bullock and Sterling Brown upgraded their floor spacing, perimeter defense, and wing depth. The Mavericks continue to search for more talent with Goran Dragic at the center of the rumors.
Dallas made behind-the-scenes changes too. They have a new general manager, head coach, and coaching staff heading into the 2021-2022 season. Luka Doncic with the help of the 2K Foundation rebuilt his childhood courts in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At the unveiling, the Mavs superstar commented on his new head coach and more. Let us take a closer look.
Luka Doncic on Dallas Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd and more
Doncic unveiled the unbelievable new courts on Sept. 4. Fans can get a glimpse courtesy of Luka’s Instagram below.
Here is a look at what Luka Doncic had to say about his new head coach Jason Kidd.
"I think he’s an excellent coach who also knows a lot about how to play basketball and how to lead a team. It is an excellent opportunity for me to grow and I think it will help me a lot. "- Luka Doncic
The 22-year-old is excited about the opportunity to work with the Hall of Fame point guard. Kidd helped Giannis Antetokounmpo take his game to the next level, and he will look to do the same with Luka.
Doncic also talked about the Mavs title chances, his Olympic run, and more. The Dallas Mavericks superstar is excited about the season and his team’s chances. Fans will not want to miss a second of the action, so keep it locked to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest.