Takeaway from Dallas Mavericks first 5 games: 1. Luka’s best is still coming
Mavs superstar Luka Doncic is still rounding into form. He has already had a few stellar performances, but the 22-year-old is still searching for his jumper. He has made just nine of his 35 3-point attempts through five games and is shooting just 41.7 percent from the field overall.
Doncic is one of many Mavericks struggling to hit shots. He looks to be a step slow after a long summer of basketball. Expect Luka to play his way into shape and adjust to the feel of the new ball.
The Mavs superstar is averaging 22.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 7.0 assists, and 1.0 steal in 33.9 minutes per after his first five games. Fans know those are all below his usual numbers. Doncic is still adjusting to coach Kidd’s system as he is playing off the ball a bit more this season.
Fans know Luka Doncic is going to produce a monster stat line. The best is still yet to come from the 22-year-old, and the Dallas Mavericks are still sitting with three wins after their first five games. Things will start clicking for Luka and the team, and when they do, the rest of the league should watch out because the Mavs will be a feared team. Stay tuned.