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Dallas Mavericks: What makes Luka Doncic so special?

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What makes Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic so special: 2. Highlights

Highlights and memorable plays are a key piece of being the face of the league. LeBron driving to the basket for a score or blocking a shot in clutch postseason moments come flashing back. Jordan’s iconic jumpers are unforgettable. Kobe’s fadeaways still make the league promos. The face of the league needs those moments.

Luka produced one of those iconic shots inside the Walt Disney World bubble with his Game 4 buzzer-beater to even the Mavs first-round series with the LA Clippers at two games apiece. It was an unforgettable shot that capped a 43-point triple-double.

Doncic hit another impossible game-winning buzzer-beater this season. It was so incredible that words do not do it justice. Relive it again below.

Luka Doncic annually has one of the best highlight packages in the league. He couples the game-winners with between the legs and no-look passes, incredible footwork, and those beloved step backs. Few players in the league can even compete with Luka’s top plays of the year.

The league needs the highlights to sell their product. Doncic may not throw down the thunderous dunks, but he has everything else the NBA wants. His ability to put on a show is unique.