Just because you weren’t born in the United States doesn’t mean you can’t ball. We’ve known that for a long time since so many skillful players have ventured far from home to play in the NBA like Tony Parker, Dirk Nowitzki, Yao Ming, and Kristaps Porzingis, to name just a few.
The newest addition to that list of greats is EuroLeague sensation just might be Luka Doncic. Named EuroLeague’s MVP last season, Doncic has been on the radar of NBA teams for years despite not even being 20 years old yet.
Prior to this past June’s NBA Draft, pundits said Doncic might just be the best international prospect ever. As the Slovenian via Spain gets comfortable with playing in the NBA and the Dallas Mavericks, he’s proving those experts knew what they were talking about. He’s the leading candidate to win Rookie of the Year after getting off to a hot start. And while you obviously know he’s taken his talents to the NBA, keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the future of the Mavericks franchise.