Tag: Luka Doncic

Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks shoots over Steph Curry from the Golden State Warriors during a 30-point thumping. (Image: Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports)

NBA High Guys: Luka Doncic Outduels Steph Curry in Blowout

The Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors met in a widely anticipated matchup between two of the best gunslingers in the West, with Luka Doncic and Steph Curry. Doncic lit up the Golden State Warriors for 39 points in a 133-103 blowout and outgunned Curry, who tallied just 27 points […]

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic, seen here defending Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, is one of the odds favorites to win the NBA MVP this season. (Image: Matthew Stockman/Getty)

2021 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid New Betting Favorite

Heading into the All-Star Break, Joel Embiid is the new betting favorite to win the 2021 NBA MVP at +200 odds, slightly ahead of LeBron James. Luka Doncic, the preseason consensus favorite to win MVP, saw his MVP odds slip to +1200. The Greek Freak won the MVP the last […]

James Harden of the Houston Rockets seeks a fourth-straight NBA scoring title. (Image: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)

NBA Player Futures: James Harden, Luka Doncic, and Kevin Durant

DraftKings updated its selection of NBA player futures. You can wager on the scoring average for your favorite player or, if you prefer, you can fade your least-favorite player and hope he has a terrible season. As expected, James Harden is at the top of the list with a 33.5 […]

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic on a mission to win the Southwest division title. (Image: Jason Miller/Getty)

Will Luka Doncic Snag Southwest Division Title with Dallas Mavs?

The Houston Rockets dominated the NBA Southwest with three-straight division titles, but there’s a new sheriff in town. The Dallas Mavericks, led by Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic, are -225 odds favorites to win the Southwest division according to a recent update by DraftKings. Doncic, 21, is about to start his […]

Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks could win the MVP in his third NBA season. (Image: Jason Miller/Getty)

Triple-Double Machine Luka Doncic Favorite to Win 2021 NBA MVP

The Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas released MVP odds for the 2021 NBA regular season and the Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic is the current favorite at 5/1 odds. The Greek Freak is right behind him at 6/1 odds to win a third-straight MVP award. LeBron James hasn’t won a regular-season […]

Dallas Mavericks swingman, Luka Doncic, during a game against the Miami Heat at the AA Arena in Dallas. (Image: Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports)

NBA Injury Update: Luka Doncic (Ankle) Out Thru All-Star Break?

Dallas Mavericks wunderkind, Luka Doncic, will miss the at least the next five games due to an ankle injury. But the overly cautious Mavs might sit Doncic out until the All-Star Break to allow him to fully heal. The Mavericks (30-19) are currently in the #6 playoff seed in the […]

Dallas Mavericks All-Star Luka Doncic on his way to outscoring the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter at the American Arlines Center in Dallas. (Image: Ronald Martinez/Getty)

Back-to-Back 35-Point Triple-Double for Luka Doncic (VIDEO)

Another day, another triple-double for Dallas Mavericks swingman Luka Doncic. Doncic finished with 35 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds in 25 minutes of action during a 48-point blowout against the Golden State Warriors. The banged-up and short-handed Warriors slipped to 3-13 without Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green […]

Luka Doncic became the second-youngest player ever to score 40 points in a triple-double, with only LeBron James having done it at an earlier age. (Image: Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports)

Luka Doncic Building MVP Resume with 40-Point Triple-Double

Luka Doncic accomplished something only LeBron James has done before. On Monday, the Slovenian prodigy put up a 40-point triple-double in the Dallas Mavericks 117-110 win over the San Antonio Spurs. Doncic and James are the only two players to have put together such a game before their 21st birthdays, […]

Dallas Mavericks swingman Luka Doncic defends LA Lakers forward LeBron James in an overtime loss in Dallas. (Image: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

NBA Super Sophomores Trae Young and Luka Doncic

Less than a week into the new NBA season, second-year players Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks) and Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks) appear to have avoided the sophomore slump that often plagues top rookies, and are each leading their teams in scoring with 26-plus points per game. Doncic already posted a triple-double […]