Luka Doncic is turning into a playoff demon right before our very eyes. The Dallas Mavericks star has been lights out during their entire postseason run, carrying his team on his back. His incredible performances have more than a few legends calling him the MVP of the playoffs.

One legend that is singing praises for Luka Doncic is  Paul Pierce, one of the stars of the Celtics dynasty. During the Mavs’ Game 3 win over the Phoenix Suns, Pierce took to Twitter to hail the Slovenian phenom as the true MVP. Talk about a Truth bomb!

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The Mavs looked completely lost in Games 1 and 2 against the Suns. No one else on the team aside from Doncic stepped up to the plate. During Game 3, though, that changed. Luka’s supporting cast showed up on both sides of the ball, and it showed in the results. Guys like Jalen Brunson and Reggie Bullock had big supporting nights for them.

Dallas will need more of the same energy moving forward. The teams lives and dies by Luka Doncic, but that doesn’t mean they need to let him do everything. The Slovenian star will need his supporting cast to show up in future games for them to have a fighting shot. If they don’t… this series could be over before they know it.

The Suns are still the heavy favorites to win this series. However, slowly but surely, the Mavs are showing that they can hang with the best team in the NBA. All they need is a few more good games, and they can engineer the biggest upset of this year’s playoff race.