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Luka Dončić is a Slovenian professional basketball player that plays for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA.

Before joining the youth academy of Real Madrid, he played for Union Olimpija as a youth player in Ljubljana where he was born. At the age of 16, he made his senior team debut for the academy in 2015, becoming the club’s youngest player ever.

Two years later, Luka led Madrid to the 2018 EuroLeague championship, taking home MVP awards for both the Final Four and the EuroLeague.

Luka won back-to-back EuroLeague Rising Star and ACB Best Young Player honors in addition to being voted the ACB MVP. He was chosen for the EuroLeague 2010–20 All-Decade Team as well.

In 2018 draft, Dončić was selected by Dallas Mavericks. He received the consensus NBA All-Rookie First Team honor and was named Rookie of the Year for the 2018–19 campaign.

He was even chosen to play in the NBA All-Star game and was named to the All-NBA First Team just during his sophomore season. Moreover, he has the most triple-doubles in Maverick’s history.

Luka Doncic holding the ball and wearing his No.77 team Jersey| Luka NBA Jersey | customizable basketball jersey with personality
Luka Doncic playing for Dallas Maverick.[Photograph].Skysports.

Personal Info

  • Birth: February 28, 1999
  • Nationality: Slovenia
  • Position: Point guard
  • League: NBA
  • Team: Dallas Mavericks
  • Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
  • Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
  • NBA Draft: 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall – Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Team Jersey : No. 77
  • Nickname: Luka Magic / Wonder Boy

Career Info

  • Playing Career:2015–present
  • Career History:

2015–2018: Real Madrid

2018 – present: Dallas Mavericks

Career Highlights and Awards

NBA All-Star 2020-2022
3× All-NBA First Team 2020-2022
NBA Rookie of the Year 2019
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2019
Euro League champion 2018
EuroLeague MVP 2018
EuroLeague Final Four MVP 2018
All EuroLeague First Team 2018
2× EuroLeague Rising Star 2017,2018
EuroLeague 2010–20 All-Decade Team 2020
Euroscar Player of the Year 2019
3× Liga ACB champion 2015, 2016, 2018
Liga ACB MVP 2018
All-Liga ACB First Team 2018
2× ACB Best Young Player 2017, 2018
3× ACB All-Young Players Team 2016–2018
2× Spanish King’s Cup winner 2016, 2017
Trofeo Costa de Sol champion 2016, 2017
FIBA Intercontinental Cup champion 2015
EB Next Generation Tournament champion 2015
EB Next Generation Tournament MVP 2015
Slovenian Sportsman of the Year 2018

 Fun Facts

  • Like many of the young talents that have recently entered the NBA, Luka is also a huge fan of LeBron James. After his first game against LeBron, he reportedly waited outside the Lakers’ locker room to ask for LeBron’s signing on his jersey. Following his idol’s pace, Luka became the second- player ever to record a 40 point triple-double before the age of 21 after LeBron.

 

  • Luka is a quadrilingual player. He is talent on and off the court. Besides Slovenian and Serbian as his mother language, the past experience of playing basketball in Spain help him master Spanish and English.

 

  • In spare time, Luka enjoys playing video games like FIFA and Overwatch. He is also a soccer fan and rooted with Real Madrid.

 

  • He debuted in the EuroLeague at just 16 and he is also the youngest ever Euroleague MVP, which completely shows how talented Luka is.

 

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