Luka Doncic says Mavericks 'can be great' this season

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic is more positive for the 2022-23 NBA season. Although the Mavericks lost 107-105 versus the Phoenix Suns on opening night, Doncic is positive in his group’s capability to get better.

“The way we played for the first half and part of the fourth quarter, I think we can be great this season,” stated the three-time All-Star.

A couple of NBA wagering websites are providing the Mavericks the 10th-best chances to win the champion this season. As long as Luka Doncic remains healthy, sportsbooks are anticipating them to go back to the playoffs once again.

Luka Doncic ended his efficiency with a team-high 35 points, together with 9 rebounds and 6 helps in 37 minutes of action. He completed 10-of-23 shooting from the field and 2-of-10 from downtown.

To open the 2nd half, the Suns outscored the Mavericks 31-19. Of course, the Mavs gave up a 22-point lead. Dallas shot 35-of-75 (46.7%) from the flooring and 14-of-35 (40%) from 3-point variety.

Mavericks guard Luka Doncic thinks his group can overachieve in the Western Conference this season

Furthermore, the Mavericks led 67-45 early in the 3rd quarter and 93-80 with 8 minutes left. Christian Wood likewise made his launching with Dallas, contributing 25 points and 8 rebounds.

“Obviously, it was the first game. We’ve got to work on it, and be better than that, but I feel really confident.” Also, one press reporter asked him about a particular target objective at the totally free toss line. Doncic responded, “Trying to make them all. That’s it.”

During a different interview, Luka Doncic exposed his ideas on seeing other NBA gamers use his Jordan Luka 1 tennis shoes to begin this season.

“It’s amazing. It’s unbelievable. I think I saw Obi [Toppin] wearing them first game. It’s just a pleasure. But I don’t blame them. It’s a great shoe.”

In December 2019, the Mavericks guard signed a multi-year recommendation handle Air Jordan.

Last season, in 65 starts, Luka Doncic balanced 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 8.7 helps, and 1.2 takes. He logged a career-high 35.4 minutes per video game too. He made his 3rd All-Star and All-NBA First-Team choices.

Now that Jalen Brunson is with the New York Knicks, fans are questioning if the Mavs will be the very same group this season. Doncic is among the very best gamers in the NBA. But he will have a hard time to bring Dallas alone.

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