LeBron James calls Luka Doncic his favorite player

Dallas Mavericks, LeBron James, Luka Doncic
Dallas Mavericks, LeBron James, Luka Doncic / Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks advance to the Western Conference by destroying the Phoenix Suns in Game 7 behind an unbelievable performance from Luka Doncic. The Mavs star has been destined for greatness since his days as a teenager logging minutes in the EuroLeague against grown men, but the way he lifted the Mavs to knock out the top-seeded Suns let everyone know that Luka’s time is now.

Doncic’s performance in Game 7 drew praises across the globe on social media, including from Patrick Mahomes and Ja Morant. Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki hugged Luka and celebrated on the court in Phoenix after the game in a moment MFFLs will never forget.

LeBron James did a question and answer session on Twitter on May 16 where he offered some high praise for the Mavericks superstar.

LeBron James names Luka Doncic as his favorite player

James was asked about his favorite player under 25 years old, but the King did not need that qualifier. See his Tweet below.

Fans know LeBron is a massive supporter of Luka’s game. He drafted him in three straight All-Star games, and even tried signing Doncic to a newly formed Nike team when he was a sneaker free agent. James has even named the Mavericks superstar as someone he is interested in playing with during the twilight of his career.

LeBron is an all-time great and in the GOAT conversation, so to hear him name Luka Doncic as his favorite player is massive praise. The Mavericks superstar has taken his game to another level this postseason, and he has arrived. Doncic just starting his run to all-time great status, and fans should buckle up for the ride.

Luka is far from done this season. The Dallas Mavericks can win the NBA championship. They just knocked off arguably the best team in the NBA, and Dallas is just eight wins away from their second championship in franchise history. If fans have learned anything over the last month, it is to never doubt Luka Doncic.

Next. Why Luka Doncic is the best player in the NBA right now. dark