Latest Luka Doncic News

Mavericks sign free agent Ntilikina, top-10 pick in 2017

Sep. 16, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed free agent Frank Ntilikina on Thursday, adding the guard picked one spot before their selection of Dennis Smith Jr. in the top 10 of the 2017 draft. Ntilikina spent four years with the New York Knicks, who drafted him eighth...

Kidd assistants: WNBA player, just-retired NBAer with Mavs

Aug. 31, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — WNBA player Kristi Toliver, just-retired NBA player Jared Dudley and one of standout guard Luka Doncic's former national team coaches were among the eight assistants announced Tuesday for the staff of new Dallas Mavericks coach Jason Kidd. Darrell...

Doncic signs $207M extension as Mavs turn focus to titles

Aug. 10, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

Luka Doncic welcomed all his bosses with the Dallas Mavericks to his home country of Slovenia to watch the young superstar sign the richest contract in club history. Now that the record rookie supermax extension of $207 million is in the books, it's back to the business...

Doncic set to sign $207M extension in Slovenian celebration

Aug. 09, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic is set to sign a $207 million supermax extension with the Dallas Mavericks, who sent an entourage to the Slovenian star's home country to finish off the biggest contract in franchise history. Agent Bill Duffy told ESPN and The Dallas Morning...

Mills, Aussies capture elusive Olympic medal in men's hoops

Aug. 07, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Patty Mills and Joe Ingles stood at center court locked in a long embrace, looking as if they might never let go. Eventually they had to move along, because the Australians had somewhere to be. For the first time in their...

Mavs make another backcourt addition with Reggie Bullock

Aug. 06, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks signed free agent Reggie Bullock on Friday, another backcourt addition for star point guard Luka Doncic with the club set to re-sign Tim Hardaway Jr. Bullock is getting a $30.5 million, three-year contract after averaging 10.9 points...

Olympics Latest: China women win table tennis again

Aug. 05, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT China's women continued their table tennis dominance,...

Cherry and Norman face off in 400-meter final at Tokyo Games

Aug. 04, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The action on Day 13 of the Tokyo Games will feature track and field, with medals in the men's 400-meter final, the men's and women's 4x100 relays and the women's 400 meters. The women’s beach volleyball final will be live during NBC's primetime coverage,...

Doncic, Slovenia move into Olympic basketball semifinals

Aug. 03, 2021 09:52 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Luka Doncic and Slovenia need one win for a medal in their Olympic basketball debut. Wins are all Doncic ever gets when he wears his country's uniform. Doncic had 20 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Slovenia beat...

AP source: Mavs keeping Hardaway on $72 million, 4-year deal

Aug. 02, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks are bringing back shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. on a $72 million, four-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday. The agreement came just as NBA free agency opened. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...