Luka Doncic

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  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic received MVP consideration and top-25 8/9-cat standing by stuffing the stat sheet on a nightly basis.

    The 21-year-old Doncic took the league by storm right out of the gate and continued to post gaudy numbers throughout the season all while battling wrist, thumb and ankle injuries. The league leader in triple-doubles, with 14, dropped 28.7 points a night, to go along with 9.3 rebounds and 8.7 assists. In addition to the ridiculous combination of PTS/REB/AST, Doncic is also near the top of the league in turnovers with 4.2 per game, dropping his 9-cat ranking to 24 in comparison to his 8-cat ranking of 12. The high turnover rate is not shocking for such a young player with a usage rate as high as Luka’s (35.4, 2nd in the NBA) but future owners will surely hope to see those numbers decrease. His percentages (46% FG, 75% FT) slightly dropped his overall value but the scoring volume is a worthy consolation for owners. After a mid-second round ADP this season, expect Luka to be a first-round pick next year as he is on the cusp of becoming an elite fantasy option.

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Marc Stein of the New York Times has reported that the Mavs plan to open their practice facility on Thursday.

    This news would make the Mavs the 23rd team to have their facilities open for "voluntary and socially distanced player workouts". Continue to monitor the wire as we should learn more about the potential of the league resuming in early June.

    Source: Marc Stein on Twitter

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Mark Cuban said that the Mavs will not be opening their practice facility on Friday.

    Cuban said "because we can't test people then we can't assure anybody's safety. Even with taking all kinds of precautions it's just not worth it." Cuban said that players have been staying in shape and shooting on outdoor hoops. With the NBA's one-player-per-basket restriction on opening practice facilities, it seems like this would just move the Mavs' players' shooting workouts from their home to the gym, which doesn't have enough benefits to be worth the risk in Cuban's opinion. He did express optimism in the Orlando and Las Vegas bubble plans to resume play this season.

    Source: Mark Followill on Twitter

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Mark Cuban holds an optimistic view regarding the return of NBA games, saying on Monday that "Hopefully by the middle of May, we're starting to get back to normal and the NBA is playing games."

    Cuban's optimism is sure to get hopes up among NBA fans, but there's obviously immense uncertainty and plenty of hurdles to clear before the NBA season can continue. If you want something to grab onto to keep spirits up, though, Cuban also mentioned that he "would say that the over/under would be June 1" and that he's taking the under.

    Source: wfaa.com

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic scored 28 points on 10-of-22 shooting with six rebounds, nine assists and two steals in 40 minutes on Wednesday.

    Doncic shot 6-of-11 from the free throw line but was still able to lead the Mavs to a win vs. the Nuggets. Doncic is a superstar in the NBA at the young age of 21 and he is a joy to watch every time he takes the floor.

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Dončić is no longer listed on the injury report with a wrist injury and will play Wednesday vs. the Nuggets.

    Dončić did appear to be bothered by his right wrist at times during Tuesday's game vs. the Spurs but it didn't stop him from having an excellent game. Expect the Slovenian All-Star to take on his usual role within the offense as the Mavs face a tough Nuggets squad. Lock and load him in lineups across all formats.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic was outstanding yet again on Tuesday night, cooking up 38 points on 13-of-26 shooting, seven rebounds, eight assists, two steals and six 3-pointers.

    All this through a right wrist sprain, too. Doncic remains Dallas' primary source of just about everything, and it's been a delight to watch him grow by leaps and bounds as a fantasy asset. His percentages have both jumped notably, and that Doncic has managed to improve his FG% by almost 3.5 percentage points despite an increase of almost four shots per game is truly remarkable. We can't wait to see him in the NBA playoffs, much like his fantasy GMs can't wait to watch him in theirs.

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic (right wrist pain) and Dorian Finney-Smith (hip) are expected to play in Tuesday's matchup with the Spurs.

    Rick Carlise mentioned that he's afraid that Doncic's wrist is something that is going to continue to bother him for the rest of the season. Owners will just have to roll with it and hope that the young superstar will continue to push through the pain and suit up down the stretch.

    Source: Brad Townsend on Twitter

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic (right wrist sprain) is questionable to play on Tuesday.

    Doncic showed no ill effects on Sunday when he went for 36-10-8 but he's been on and off the injury report with a variety of maladies all season long. He's been able to play in 52 games so far and has managed to avoid seriously lengthy absences, so hope the trend continues. If he sits, it'll open up tons of touches for the rest of the Mavs, with Delon Wright and JJ Barea emerging as primary distributors.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Dončić impressed on Sunday against the Pacers, putting together 36 points (13-of-26 FG, 6-of-10 FT), 10 rebounds, eight assists, four 3-pointers and one steal.

    The free-throw shooting remains a persistent headache but you can look past that issue when Dončić is posting exquisite counting stats across the board. He was frustrated with the officials after this game and should be plenty motivated to bounce back against the Spurs on Tuesday.

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Dončić (illness) will play on Friday against the Grizzlies according to head coach Rick Carlisle.

    Fire Dončić up in your lineups. He looked great on Wednesday, and hopefully, the illness does not slow him down. The Mavs are without Tim Hardaway Jr. (left shoulder contusion) for this game, and that could lead to Dončić taking a few more shots.

    Source: Mike Peasley on Twitter

  • Tim Hardaway Jr.
    SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Tim Hardaway Jr. (left shoulder contusion) and J.J. Barea (sore right ankle) are questionable to play in Friday's game vs. the Grizzlies.

    Luka Dončić (illness) is also questionable for Friday's showdown. This is a situation to monitor to see who ends up playing before making any roster adjustments. Barea is off the fantasy radar but Hardaway has standard league streaming appeal as a three-point specialist.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Dončić (illness) is officially listed as questionable ahead of Friday's matchup vs. the Grizzlies.

    Dončić was sent home on Thursday and was unable to practice. We should learn more regarding the young All-Star's availability Friday afternoon. Seth Curry, Delon Wright, Tim Hardaway Jr. and J.J. Barea could all see increased value if Luka misses the game. It is worth noting that Barea and Hardaway are also questionable for the contest.

    Source: NBA Injury Report

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic (illness) did not practice on Thursday and was sent home.

    Doncic did not practice with the Mavs today and was sent home due to illness. This does not appear to be related to his left thumb injury, but keep an eye on this as it could impact his short term availability. All guards and wings in Dallas would see a boost if Doncic were to miss time. Seth Curry, Tim Hardaway Jr, Delon Wright and Kristaps Porzingis stand to gain the most in the short term.

    Source: Brad Townsend on Twitter

  • Luka Doncic
    PG-SF, Dallas Mavericks

    Luka Doncic went for X-rays on his sprained left thumb following Wednesday's game that thankfully came back negative.

    The X-rays were considered precautionary and Doncic's diagnosis hasn't changed from a sprain. He did admit that it's still causing some discomfort, adding "it’s going to hurt every game," but it has yet to seriously affect his on-court play. The phenom managed a massive 30-17-10 triple-double in last night's overtime win, and as long as he can manage the pain he'll be a lock for huge lines every night.

    Source: Brad Townsend on Twitter