Latest Luka Doncic News

AP source: Westbrook exercises $47M option with Lakers

Jun. 28, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook is exercising his option to play for $47.1 million next season, a person with direct knowledge of the decision said Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither Westbrook — a past NBA MVP and...

Mavs trade into draft, get G League's Hardy at 37 from Kings

Jun. 24, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks general manager Nico Harrison can finally say he has made a draft pick. The second-year GM and his club traded back into the the NBA draft in a deal with Sacramento, acquiring G League player Jaden Hardy after the Kings drafted him 37th overall in the...

AP source: Mavericks acquire Christian Wood for 4 players

Jun. 15, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

A person with direct knowledge of the agreement said the Houston Rockets are trading center Christian Wood, their leading scorer and rebounder this season, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for four players and a draft pick. Boban Marjanovic, Trey Burke, Sterling Brown and Marquese...

Winning Wiggins: Warriors All-Star shining in NBA Finals

Jun. 15, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Wiggins’ critics always focused on what they thought he wasn’t. Not driven enough to be the No. 1 pick in the draft, they said. Just not good enough to be an All-Star starter, they argued. One more victory by the Golden State Warriors and...

Doncic, Mavs now look to build on best playoff run in decade

May. 27, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic drew laughter from reporters by saying he would take about a week off after Dallas lost to Golden State in the Western Conference finals, ending the longest season of the young superstar's career. The question won't be a joke when Doncic is asked how much...

Warriors beat Mavericks 120-110 to return to NBA Finals

May. 27, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the clock ticked down the final seconds, Klay Thompson began dancing on the sideline before nearly being moved to tears during a celebration with his teammates. After two major surgeries and two years of grueling rehabilitation, Thompson is rounding back...

Warriors look to close out Mavs and get back to NBA Finals

May. 25, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors find themselves in familiar territory after failing to close out a series on the road and hope for familiar results when they return home. For the third straight series, the Warriors lost their first chance to advance while playing on...

Doncic, Mavs avoid sweep with 119-109 win over Warriors

May. 25, 2022 01:29 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks had to wait out a rain delay in the middle of the game and sweat out some tense moments near the end. Once they did, they avoided a sweep and were still alive in the Western Conference finals. Doncic had 30 points...

Giannis, Jokic, Doncic, Booker, Tatum on All-NBA first team

May. 24, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo, fellow two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker and Jayson Tatum were voted first-team All-NBA on Tuesday, the first time in 67 years all five players were age 27 or younger. Milwaukee's Antetokounmpo was the only player to...

Curry, Warriors go for sweep of Doncic, Mavs in West finals

May. 23, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have won nine consecutive games in the Western Conference finals. They can make it an even 10, eliminate Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks and return to the NBA Finals after three years away with a victory in Game 4 in...