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Luka Doncic

Luka  Doncic
Team: Dallas Mavericks
Position: SG
Age: 22
Height: 201 cm
Weight: 99 kg
Birth place: Slovenia

Luka Doncic might only be in his fourth NBA season, but some of the things he has already accomplished are enough to secure him a spot in the history books.

The 21-year-old Slovenian helped the Dallas Mavericks halt the Memphis Grizzlies 11-game streak with a comeback 112-85 victory at the FedEx Forum. In doing so, he also notched his 40th career triple-double, finishing the game with 27 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists.

Doncic became just the eleventh player in NBA history to collect 40 career triple-doubles, half of the total number that the franchise has registered throughout its entire history (80).

The Slovenian guard reached the feat in just his 226th career game, the second-fewest games to reach 40 triple-doubles in NBA history (Oscar Robertson needed 92 games).

Doncic has missed 15 games for Dallas this season and the Mavericks are 6-9 in those games, highlighting his importance to this squad.

Since exiting protocols on January 1, however, he has been playing at an extremely high level. In his past five games, he's averaging a triple-double of 23.4 points, 10.0 rebounds and 10.2 assists.

The Mavericks are 4-1 in those games and have won eight of their last 10.

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Luka Doncic

Luka  Doncic
Luka  Doncic
MIN: 34.73
PTS: 24.78 (49.79%)
REB: 8.48
As: 8.89
ST: 1.15
BL: 0.41
TO: 4.7
GM: 27