The Serbian prodigy Luka Doncic again proved why he is one of the best youngsters in the league. The Dallas Maverick went head to head against the Atlanta Hawks. The battle where two names pop up. Luka Doncic and Trae Young. Both the youngster generation stars are tough competitors of each other. Every NBA fan is well versed with America versus Rest of the world game in 2018-19 season. Both of the players were dropping bombs from the half court line. Mavericks pulled the victory just by a point today. This particular match brought Doncic toe-to-toe with NBA Legend Magic Johnson.
It was definitely the battle of the All-Stars. Trae Young with his unlimited range and Luka Doncic, the prodigy and ball control maestro took it to heart while playing on court today. Luka added another triple double to his name. He had 28 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds. While his counterpart, Trae Young registered a double-double with 25 points and 15 huge assist. Despite these numbers, Trae could not get his team the much needed victory. However, Luka Doncic while pursuing his record in this match got past one of the legends of NBA. The legendary Michael Jordan’s historic record. As per the ESPN, “Luka Doncic finished with 28 points, 10 assists & 10 rebounds tonight in a win vs the Hawks. It’s his 32nd career triple-double, passing Magic Johnson for the 2nd most all-time by a player in his first three seasons.”
Luka Doncic’s Elite performance matches him with Magic Johnson
This isn’t the first instance where the star over stepped any such record. But this is one of his many. Definitely plays like these have got him under the MVP radar. Luka Doncic didn’t had an explosive start. But gradually is making up his deficit. Although the Mavs are getting their act together, a lot of the season is still left. It is great chance for them to leap in ahead from their 11th position in the Western Conference.
The West is more competitive than before. Mavs needed to make major improvements to their rosters to secure a spot in the playoffs. A lot lies on Luka Doncic to carry the team. Although it is a bleak chance for them making to the playoffs, trying never fades.