Luka Doncic is undeniably one of the greatest talents of this era. He has from time to time proved that he is a key player of the Dallas Mavericks. Doncic has taken the team to tremendous heights and has broken numerous records. The forward guard has had multiple career-high games over his illustrious 5-year NBA career and achieved his highest score in 2022.
This game convinced fans that he is a greater talent than the legendary Michael Jordan as even His Airness never did this. Doncic made his debut in the NBA after being picked by the Dallas Mavericks in 2018. He has donned the same team’s jersey since his rookie year.
Record breaking night for Luka Dončić
•First 60-20-10 game All-Time
•Most PTS in a game by a Maverick
•Career high in PTS
•Career high in REB
•Most 50-pts games in Mavs history
•1st NBA player to admit he needs “a recovery beer”#MFFL | #LukaMagicpic.twitter.com/r8fGF3rdj2
— BetUS NBA 🏀 (@BetUS_NBA) December 28, 2022
Even though Doncic doesn’t have a championship title to his name yet, he does have a long list of notable recognitions. The Mavericks star has been named 3x NBA Player of the Month, 9x NBA Player of the Week, and also got the Rookie of the Year award. The energy that he brings to the court is thrilling and captures the attention of each and every fan present.
Furthermore, Luka Doncic started his basketball journey at the mere age of 8 as he joined Olimpija as a youth player. He signed a 5-year contract with Real Madrid at the age of 15. During his time with Madrid, Doncic led them to the 2018 EuroLeague title. Markedly, he became the younger player to achieve EuroLeague and EuroLeague Final Four MVP honors.
Luka Doncic scored 60 points in his career-high game against the New York Knicks
In his NBA career, Luna Doncic as an already experienced basketball player astonished everyone with his skills and basketball IQ. Just in a short span of time, he became fans’ favorite and has the whole crowd on their toes to witness his performance.
Among his extraordinary performances, one of the prominent ones was on December 27 in a game against the New York Knicks. The day was historic as he did not only drop his career-high of 60 points but also broke numerous other records. Doncic’s score in a single game is the highest that any Dallas Mavericks player has ever achieved.
Furthermore, he scored 21 rebounds and 10 assists along with his career-high score of 60 points. This was the first ever 60-21-10 game in the history of the NBA. Interestingly, in the game, Doncic intentionally hit a shot on a missed free throw. This led to overtime of the game, and eventually, the Mavericks won by 126-121.
Fans were awaiting to see Luka Doncic perform this 2023-24 season, however, the start has been a little disappointing. He will be missing the preseason final on October 20 due to his calf injury. Although the Mavericks are hoping that Luka Doncic will play for the regular-season opener in San Antonio on October 25. It would be fascinating to see if Doncic drops another career-high score.