Three dunks all year

Luka Doncic plays like an MVP without being an explosive athlete

BY DAVID THORPE

Luka Doncic is not close to being the best athlete on the Dallas Mavericks. There are no highlights of his violent dunks. He does not soar through the air, switch hands mid-flight, nor chase anyone down to swat away a fastbreak layup. 

This is a league that is amazing at identifying and valuing the greatest athletes. But what happens when …

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