Damian Lillard agrees with Luka Doncic, says it is easier to score in the NBA

Damian Lillard echoed the sentiments of fellow nba star Luka Doncic, who said that scoring in Europe was more difficult than in the NBA. The current face of the Portland Trail Blazers in this brief statement echoed many of the critiques of the modern nba that is shared by fans , mostly older ones, and many former players. Here is our take on Dame’s comments below

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Large crowd welcomes Doncic and Slovenian national team home

Slovenia superstar Luka Doncic discusses the bittersweet taste of fourth place in the Olympic Games By Johnny Askounis at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Slovenia competing in the Olympic Games basketball tournament for the first time ranked fourth. The fourth spot just shy of the podium practically means two defeats after entering the semifinals, which surely can’t be considered ideal, but fans stormed to the Ljubljana international airport to welcome Luka Doncic and his teammates on Sunday. “I want to thank everyone for staying up at night to support us,” said Doncic, relays Slovenian outlet…

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Basketball Legend Oscar Schmidt: ‘ I hope Doncic beats my record, I’m a Luka fan’

Oscar Schmid tipped his hat to Luka Doncic. By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Olympic Games scoring king Oscar Schmidt hopes that Luka Doncic will be the one to break his single-game scoring record of 55 points. “I’m hoping he [Doncic] beats my record, I’m a Luka fan,” Schmidt said via the Brazilian Basketball Federation. He made his comments shortly following Doncic’s 48-point output in a win over Argentina in Slovenia’s Olympics opener. Schmidt set the record in 1988 when he dropped 55 points against Spain. It’s quite a number to…

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Doncic’ s triple-double helps Slovenia claim Olympic spot

A historic triple-double for Luka Doncic powered Slovenia to the Olympics for the first time in the nation’s history! By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net It was an intense battle, but Slovenia came out to the top, to qualify for the Summer Olympics for the first time in the nation’s history. Luka Doncic saved his best performance for the finale to lift Slovenia to a 96-85 win over tournament hosts Lithuania, in a sold-out final in the Zalgirio Arena in Kaunas. Doncic recorded his first triple-double with the national team, posting 31 points, 13…

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Luka Doncic says gold medal would be more meaningful than NBA title

Luka Doncic has his priorities straight when it comes to success with the national team or in the NBA By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net Luka Doncic has already experienced huge success whether it’s with the clubs, the national team, or the individual level. He’s won most of the things despite being just 22 years old and perhaps the only thing that’s missing in his trophy case is an NBA championship and an MVP award while chasing it. However, if he had to choose, Doncic, who has already won the 2017 EuroBasket…

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Olympic Qualifying Tournament Recap: Luka and Mike Tobey lead Slovenia into next round

Luka Doncic and Mike Tobey had everything covered for Slovenia as they join the list of Olympic Qualifying Tournaments finalists By Eurohoops team from Eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net The Olympic Qualifying Tournaments have reached the knockout stage and the semifinals across the four locations have been playing out as the teams try to get one step closer to the Tokyo ticket. Olympic Qualifying Tournament – Kaunas, Lithuania Slovenia – Venezuela 98-70 Slovenia continued strongly in the tournament led by the NBA-EuroLeague guard-center duo of Luka Doncic and Mike Tobey. Doncic was in full control,…

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Doncic posts double-double as Slovenia steamrolls Poland 112-77

Luka Doncic powered Slovenia to yet another win to top Group B in the Kaunas Qualifying Tournament By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Luka Doncic and the Slovenian national team are making the most out of their time in Kaunas. While both Poland and Angola aren’t considered traditional powers in the basketball world, combining a total of 230 points in just two days is impressive. Doncic stepped up for Aleksandar Sekulic’s selection with a double-double of 18 points, 10 assists along with 6 rebounds in 21 minutes in a 112-77 win over…

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Is playing with Luka Doncic difficult?

The next step in the evolution of the Dallas Mavericks has been a subject of discussion in NBA circles from basketball people and fans themselves. With a young player and bonfide stud in Luka Doncic and solid complimentary players such as Tim Hardaway Jr and even the disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis( when he can remain healthy), the Mavericks would seem to be poised to be contenders for years to come. However could some discourse be brewing in Dallas? Perhaps there was a reason to Porzingis’ reported unhappiness with the team. Below…

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Slovenia team announces Olympic qualifying roster

The Slovenian national team announced their roster for the upcoming Olympic Qualifier tournament in Lithuania. By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net The final roster of the Slovenian national team was announced today and it didn’t include surprises. Luka Doncic will have the hard task to lead his team to the Tokyo Olympics on the home court of Lithuania which is hosting one of the four qualifying tournaments. The rest of the Slovenian national team includes the following players: Aleksej Nikolić, Luka Rupnik, Jaka Blažič, Klemen Prepelič, Zoran Dragić (guards), Gregor Hrovat, Vlatko Čančar, Edo Murić,…

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Slovenia defeats Croatia in Doncic’s return to national team

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net Several preparation games are underway ahead of the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments in late June, with Europe being at the epicenter. Many different tournaments tipped off Friday, with Luka Doncic’s return to action with the Slovenian national team highlighting all action. Slovenia – Croatia 97-88 The Slovenian team was on a roll, as Klemen Prepelic made it rain from the three-point line to end the game with 31 points (6-8 3pt) and Mike Tobey produced 26 points and 11 rebounds for Aleksander Sekulic’s squad. Another return, this time…

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