Mavericks news: Luka Doncic shines on Dude Perfect, Christian Wood’s options, more
Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is back in the top three of the MVP race after an incredible stretch featuring two 50-plus point performances and a never before seen stat line. Doncic is truly unstoppable and the best is still yet to come.
The 23-year-old is branching out too. He has his own signature shoe, and Doncic is starting to appear in more things. The latest was an episode of Dude Perfect where Luka proves he’s a true Texan and showcases his incredible on-court talent. Fans also find out why he mentioned a horny toad and where he got his outfit for the Mavericks Christmas Day game agains the Lakers.
It is a must-watch for all MFFLs, and fans can see the entire Dude Perfect episode featuring Luka Doncic below.
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Christian Wood became eligible for a four-year $77 million extension on Christmas Eve, and Keith Smith of Spotrac examined his options over the next six months. He can extend with the Mavs now or become an unrestricted free agent after the season.
Smith says Wood’s four-year max at $77 million seems like fair value, but the team is unlikely to agree to that deal. They are looking for a shorter-term extension, and it is a story all fans should be watching closely as the Feb. 9 trade deadline approaches.
LeBron had a headline-stealing performance on Friday night as he dropped 47 points and narrowly missed a triple-double to lift the Lakers over the Hawks. It was King James' 38th birthday on Dec. 30, and he rang in things in style with a vintage performance.
Giannis Antetokounmpo made it two straight 40-point, 20-rebound, five-assist games on Friday night as he continues his MVP push. The Greek Freak is the favorite to win Eastern Conference Player of the Week after his back-to-back incredible performances.
Luka Doncic is looking for his third straight triple-double as the Dallas Mavericks face the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. Can the rebuilding Spurs slow down the Mavs superstar? Tune in to find out.