Dončič becomes the second Mavericks player to be included in the NBA’s first symbolic team

Novickis was included in the NBA first team in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009.

Dončičs has also become only the third player of the Dallas club after Novicka (12 times) and Steve Nash (twice), who is included in one of the NBA national teams.

Also, a 21-year-old Slovenian with 168 days at the end of the NBA regular season (August 14) became only the sixth player to be able to do it at the age of 21. In addition, only LeBron James was younger in 2006 (21 years and 110 days) and Max Zaslofsky in 1947 (21 years and 114 days). Moreover, if the season had ended on time, Dončič would have been the newest on the list.

The second-year league defender has become the first player to appear in the NBA’s first national team in his first or second season of the league since San Antonio’s Spurs legend Tim Duncan in the 1998/99 season (Duncan was elected to the first team in each of the first eight seasons in the league).

Before the end of the competition (March 11), Dončičs scored an average of 28.7 points in 54 games, won 9.3 rebounds and made 8.7 assists. The best debutant of the 2018/2019 season league further increased his statistics in the Orlando “bubble”, Orlando almost accumulating a “triple-double” in an average match with 30 points (30.0 points, 10.7 rebounds and 9.7 results). passes).

The 21-year-old also scored the highest number of “triple-double” seasons – 17, becoming the youngest player in NBA history to win this category.

Donchic not only broke Jason Kid’s Mavericks single-season triple-double record (nine in 1995/1996), but also became the unit’s all-time leader in this category with 25 such games. Twelve of him were “triple-double” with 30 points, joining Oscar Robertson and Russell Westbrook as one of three players to record at least 12 “triple-double” with 30 points in a single season.

In addition to Donchic, the first NBA symbolic team also includes James Harden (Houston Rockets), Lebron James, Anthony Davis (both Los Angeles Lakers) and Jannis Adetokunbo (Milwaukee Bucks).

The second NBA symbolic team includes: Nicola Jokitch (Denver Nuggets), Cave Lenard (Los Angeles Clippers), Damian Lilard (Portland Trail Blazers), Chris Paul (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Pascal Siakams (Toronto Raptors) ).

The third NBA symbolic team includes: Jimmy Butler (Miami Heat), Rudy Gober (Utah Jazz), Ben Simons (Philadelphia 76ers), Jason Tatums (Boston Celtics) and Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets) .

Voting for the NBA Symbolic Team was based on the results of games played until March 11 (before the break caused by Covid-19).
Slovenian superstar Luka Dončič became the second player of the Dallas “Mavericks” club of the German National Basketball Association (NBA) club, who was included in the NBA’s first symbolic team, on Wednesday, according to the club’s website.

Novickis was included in the NBA first team in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009.

Dončičs has also become only the third player of the Dallas club after Novicka (12 times) and Steve Nash (twice), who is included in one of the NBA national teams.

Also, a 21-year-old Slovenian with 168 days at the end of the NBA regular season (August 14) became only the sixth player to be able to do so at the age of 21. In addition, only LeBron James was younger in 2006 (21 years and 110 days) and Max Zaslofsky in 1947 (21 years and 114 days). Moreover, if the season had ended on time, Dončič would have been the newest on the list.

The second-year league defender has become the first player to appear in the NBA’s first national team in his first or second season of the league since San Antonio’s Spurs legend Tim Duncan in the 1998/99 season (Duncan was elected to the first team in each of the first eight seasons in the league).

Before the end of the competition (March 11), Dončičs scored an average of 28.7 points in 54 games, won 9.3 rebounds and made 8.7 assists. The best debutant of the 2018/2019 season league further increased his statistics in the Orlando “bubble”, Orlando almost accumulating a “triple-double” in an average match with 30 points (30.0 points, 10.7 rebounds and 9.7 results). passes).

The 21-year-old also scored the highest number of “triple-double” seasons – 17, becoming the youngest player in NBA history to win this category.

Donchic not only broke Jason Kid’s Mavericks single-season triple-double record (nine in 1995/1996), but also became the unit’s all-time leader in this category with 25 such games. Twelve of him were “triple-double” with 30 points, joining Oscar Robertson and Russell Westbrook as one of three players to record at least 12 “triple-double” with 30 points in a single season.

In addition to Donchic, the first NBA symbolic team also includes James Harden (Houston Rockets), Lebron James, Anthony Davis (both Los Angeles Lakers) and Jannis Adetokunbo (Milwaukee Bucks).

The second NBA symbolic team includes: Nicola Jokitch (Denver Nuggets), Cave Lenard (Los Angeles Clippers), Damian Lilard (Portland Trail Blazers), Chris Paul (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Pascal Siakams (Toronto Raptors) ).

The third NBA symbolic team includes: Jimmy Butler (Miami Heat), Rudy Gober (Utah Jazz), Ben Simons (Philadelphia 76ers), Jason Tatums (Boston Celtics) and Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets) .

Voting for the NBA Symbolic Team was based on the results of games played until March 11 (before the break caused by Covid-19).

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