VIDEO: Mavs star Luka Doncic cuts through four Bucks defenders for easy bucket
Luka Magic was on full display against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on Friday. Even four defenders could not stop Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic on his way to the cup early in the first quarter.
The one-time All-Star was blanketed by Milwaukee’s best perimeter defender Jrue Holiday. The 21-year-old Mavs star, however, wisely used Boban Marjanovic’s screen to free himself up. Doncic evaded the help defense of Bobby Portis before hitting a nice euro step to get away from Khris Middleton and Thanasis Antetokounmpo for the nifty right-handed lay-up.
Here’s Luka’s slick move, which will likely be on every highlight reel of Friday’s NBA games:
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Now on his third year in the pros, Luka Doncic continues to dazzle for the Mavs. Entering the game against Milwaukee, the 6-foot-7 superstar is notching 27.4 points, 9.6 rebounds, 8.3 assists and 1.2 steals. He is making 46.5 percent of his field goals, though he is only shooting 27.3 percent of his triples so far.
The Mavs also recently got a huge boost with the return of Kristaps Porzingis from injury.
Behind Doncic’s brilliance, Dallas is one of the hottest teams in the league right now, emerging as winners of their last four contests. Prior to Friday’s showdown, they hold a 6-4 slate after initially struggling at the beginning of the 2020-21 campaign.