Luka Doncic breaks another record in the NBA

Luka Doncic breaks another record in the NBA

He dominated the European basketball at will and played on the tracks of the old continent at an excessively high level and nothing according to their age. On April 30, 2015, at only 16 years old, Luka debuted at the ACB, becoming the third youngest to do it in the history of our league. Already, at that age, broke records. Now, in the NBA continues its incredible projection and in the season of its debut is beating the historical marks of the greatest players of this sport as Michael Jordan or Lebron James. Such is its impact on the best basketball league in the world that had been the third most voted player, by the fans, for the All Star, ahead of players Kevin Durant or James Harden, although he has not finally been chosen among the starters for the match of the stars.

Last night, his Dallas Mavericks, received one of the best teams in the league, the Toronto Raptors. Luka Doncic is the leader of the Texan team that tries to get the eighth place in the western conference, which gives the possibility of playing the playoffs for the title back in April and May, and in that fight they were defeated by the team of the Spanish Serge Ibaka by 120 to 123. However, Doncic returned to make another historic night due to his individual performance. The former Real Madrid player made another last night triple-double, that is, get double digits, at least, in three individual statistical sections. Your numbers, 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in 36 minutes played, they represent a new record of precocity in the NBA.

With these numbers, Luka becomes the only player in the entire history of the league to get two triple-doubles with less than 20 years. It has also exceeded Lebron James in being the youngest player in history to perform a triple-double of 30 points. The forward of the Lakers, he did in 2005, with 20 years and 100 days and in his second season. On the other hand, Doncic has achieved it with 19 years and 333 days. In addition, he has managed to enter a select group, where he finds players like Michael Jordan, Jason Kidd or Stephen Curry, after scoring 35 points and getting a triple-double in his first season. And so far this season, is the sixth time that exceeds 30 points.

After the game, Luka Doncic wanted to downplay the important historical statistical record he had just achieved. "It's special, but it would have meant more if we had managed to win, for me, what matters is victory." said the Slovenian player.


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