Dirk to Doncic: Dallas Mavericks tap brakes on inevitable comparisons
Dirk to Doncic: Dallas Mavericks tap brakes on inevitable comparisons
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26 June, 2018, 20:19
In addition to flipping picks, the Mavericks will send the Hawks a future first-round pick that is protected in 2019. "I really wanted to go to Phoenix and be part of the Suns and get us back to winning". The reasoning? The team doesn't want to overwork the 19-year-old after a long EuroLeague season, one that included a championship run.
The Mavericks took another guard with the 33rd overall pick in the second round, getting Jalen Brunson, who won two NCAA titles in his three years at Villanova.
"Last night was symbolic to me that it was kind of a defining moment in this rebuild", said Carlisle, who had just one losing season as a coach before the current Dallas slide.
Doncic, who can play as point guard or shooting guard, was picked third by the Atlanta Hawks but was then traded to the Mavericks for Trae Young, who was chosen with the fifth pick.
Dallas swapped picks late in the second round with Philadelphia and got Dayton's Kostas Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
While playing for Real Madrid this past season, Doncic was named the Most Valuable Player of the EuroLeague as he put his stamp on being that league's most prolific player.
"I've been talking to Dallas a lot", Doncic said.
The Mavs envision Doncic, Smith and 26-year-old Harrison Barnes as a long-term core for the franchise, with president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson going so far as to compare them to the trio of Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash and Michael Finley that led Dallas' turnaround two decades ago.
In 174 EuroLeague games, Doncic averaged 9.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per.
"I mean, you know, I have a lot of ex-NBA players on my team". Sixteen of the 30 first round picks played only their freshman year, including 10 of the first 11 draftees. His father, Sasa Doncic, played professionally for 15 years. "A dream has come true", Doncic said. James was the top pick in the 2003 NBA Draft after a spectacular high school career in which a number of his games were nationally televised.
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