Dallas Mavericks point guard Luka Doncic is going to play against his former team, Real Madrid, as bizarre as it sounds, the professional basketball player actually played for the Real Madrid Baloncesto for three years.
After three years in their academy, the Slovenian basketball player began his professional career with the Real Madrid basketball team in 2015. During his Spanish stint, Luka decorated his shelf with numerous accolades, including three-time Liga ACB champion, all-decade Euroleague team, Euroleague champion, and Euroleague MVP. After spending six successful years in Spain, he surely relived the memories.
What is Luka Doncic’s dream?
Luka Doncic, like any other player, is fond of his good old memories and eager to relive them again. As it happens, the Dallas Mavericks are going to play against the Real Madrid Baloncesto in the 2023 preseason as a part of the NBA’s global initiatives.
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Dallas owner Mark Cuban confirms the matchup. For the 23-year-old superstar, it was like a dream come true. Mark seems to be very aware of his players’ latent wishes. It would be a dream homecoming for a three-time NBA all-star.
Luka Doncic is having a marvelous time this season. He has already scored on average 34 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 8.7 assists in 37 games this season. The Mavericks are the fourth seed in the Western Conference after winning nine of their last ten games, thanks to his tumultuous performance.
Furthermore, during these ten games, Doncic had an iconic 40-10-10 run, in which he averaged 40 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists. He was named the rookie of the year in 2019 after being traded from the Atlanta Hawks to the Dallas Mavericks for the draft rights of Trae Young.