Luka Doncic has officially entered the MVP race

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Luka Doncic has officially entered the MVP race 

Post#1 » by 1210HM » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:35 am

Doncic has posted ridiculous numbers during the last five games. The Mavericks won their last four games too.

Luka Doncic is back.

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Post#2 » by Balls Deep » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:37 am

The future of the NBA.
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Post#3 » by picko » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:38 am

Working his way into shape nicely.
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Post#4 » by Phreak50 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:39 am

And when he has a few more bad games, back out of contention right?
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Post#5 » by GYK » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:39 am

A monster. Will average a triple double some day. Future MVP.
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Post#6 » by PhilBlackson » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:39 am

He was the leader of the discussion before the season even started.
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Post#7 » by dirkforpres » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:41 am

He was on fire. Luka, Hardaway, Porzingis, and Cauley-Stein all stepped up. They still need to add one more piece though
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Post#8 » by Oscar9992 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:42 am

Luka's defense improved a lot this year.
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Post#9 » by Swish1906 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:43 am

RAPIDLY entered the MVP discussion
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Post#10 » by Oscar9992 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:43 am

1210HM wrote:Doncic has posted ridiculous numbers during the last five games. The Mavericks won their last four games too.
Read on Twitter
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To be fair that was his normal day numbers last year. He just hasn't been the same early this season.
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Post#11 » by 1210HM » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:45 am

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1210HM wrote:Doncic has posted ridiculous numbers during the last five games. The Mavericks won their last four games too.
Read on Twitter
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To be fair that was his normal day numbers last year. He just hasn't been the same early this season.

Hence what I said in the OP.

Luka Doncic is BACK.
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Post#12 » by mademan » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:46 am

Gonna be all about record for Doncic. He'd be in the lead if they were a top 2-3 seed
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Post#13 » by boogiezen » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:46 am

His early struggles compensated with the improvement defensively. Nice to see.
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Post#14 » by J_T » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:48 am

I've been very impressed by his D. In the bubble I did predict that this season Luka was going to be an above average defender, but I wasn't expecting him to be this much better. Carlisle must feel he has hit the jackpot or something, because his main two stars are great both offensively and defensively and he doesn't seem to be hiding Luka on D at all - he has been defending opposing team's best players, which I would have never expected.

To the stats above I would add also that in last 3 games he had 8 steals and 7 blocks. But it's not just about numbers, he passes the eye test. He's a pest and I don't think opposing players like being defended by him, they can never relax.

What I liked about him today was that he looked much calmer and under control, he was an assassin on both ends on the floor and just looked like a veteran player with 10 years of experience. Numbers are secondary.
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Post#15 » by advent11 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:48 am

Luka's been great lately, but isn't there an annual MVP thread on the GB?
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Post#16 » by NY 567 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:51 am

4 blocks tonight, has been playing very good defense recently. If he turns into a plus defender, he has a real argument for best player in the league. And he's 21 years old.
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Post#17 » by rapstarter » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:26 am

He still looks out of shape. Turns out being in shape is overrated.
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Post#18 » by Mr B » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:16 am

rapstarter wrote:He still looks out of shape. Turns out being in shape is overrated.

Or imagine how good he is going to be when he’s in top shape! Very scary!


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Post#19 » by DavidSterned » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:18 am

Wait, was he ever not in it?
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Post#20 » by Mr B » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:32 am

DavidSterned wrote:Wait, was he ever not in it?

Apparently because he’s not ripped and built like Josh Richardson he’s fat and out of shape.


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