It did not take lengthy earlier than the Dallas Mavericks realized that they had one thing particular with Luka Doncic.
His offensive talent set reminds us of a modern-day Larry Chicken, and whereas he’ll most likely by no means be pretty much as good a defender as Larry, you might argue that he is already a greater passer.
However pretty much as good as Doncic is and as spectacular as his stats are, his health has all the time been a speaking level.
It occurred once more in Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Atlanta Hawks, as Hawks followers began chanting “you are fats” each time he walked for the road.
Hawks followers with a ‘You are fats’ chant as Luka Doncic is on the free throw line.
— Grant Afseth (@GrantAfseth) April 2, 2023
Doncic entered the season in the most effective form of his profession, however that not appears to be the case.
He has been singled out and criticized for apparently being negligent in his consuming and coaching habits which may damage him each in a sport and in a season.
Notably, it was additionally the most important blow to Nikola Jokic earlier than the NBA bubble.
He is now slimmer than ever and has put collectively three consecutive MVP-caliber seasons, and Doncic continues to be younger sufficient to achieve success as properly.
Notably, he is unlikely to make the playoffs this yr, so he’ll have greater than sufficient time to get into prime kind and put together for subsequent season.
It is the one approach for him to stay as much as his untapped potential, keep away from damage and play with the identical depth all through the 48-minute and 82-game marketing campaign.
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