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$207 Million Star Luka Doncic Confessing to Needing Alcohol After Historic Triple-Double Leaves NBA World in Shambles: “Not Just One Beer, Have a Case”

Published 12/28/2022, 4:30 AM EST

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Just as the NBA world was trying to recover from Luka Doncic’s magical season, the 23-year-old raised the roof higher than ever. Taking on one of the hottest sides in the league in the New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks needed a show from their prodigy. However, what unfolded was much more. The Slovenian international yet again carved his name into history, but this time he is the only one to do so. In an overtime thriller, Luka Doncic went off for a historic 60-point, 21-rebound, and 10-assist triple-double. Likewise, after the game, he needed a special fluid to recover from his superman worthy night.

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The Knicks have fired on all cylinders recently after galloping through the ranks. Before meeting Doncic, the Knicks had won eight of their last 12 games. Tonight, a late-night flurry in the fourth put the Knicks ahead by as much as 9 points with just under 45 seconds on the clock. The Knicks likely envisioned their road game win streak to increase.


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However, possibly not in the franchises’ wildest dreams did they see the turnaround that the Mavs would bring. The scenes were almost out of a dream with Doncic making a successful play off his own intentionally missed free throw. Luka Doncic became the first Mavericks player ever to score 60 points in a game. Likewise, the three-time All-Star had emptied all his reserves. Furthermore, Doncic makes a hilarious admission in his post-game interview.

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For the second time in three games, Doncic surpassed the 50-point mark. Moreover, on both those nights, the Mavs would need every point that Doncic would score. In the 126-121 overtime win over the Knicks, ‘Luka Magic’ went off to create a 60-20-10 statline for the first time in NBA history. Notably, he also shot over 50% from the field while making 16 of his free throws.

After the game, he said, “I’m tired as hell. I need a recovery beer.”


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No matter what the situation of the game looked like, the 23-year-old seemed to be locked in throughout. It was a true show of Doncic’s skill and grit to fight until the final buzzer sounded. After his gladiator night, Doncic’s comments for a recovery beer brought out plenty of reactions online.

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Despite a night to never forget, the Mavericks might have to come to terms with reality. Doncic’s 60-point triple-double barely got them over the line. The Mavericks’ offense seems stacked up with Doncic surrounded by reliable shot-makers and offense-creators like Christain Wood and Spencer Dinwiddie. However, as far as the other side of the floor goes, Mark Cuban and the front office arguably have to urgently find the right man to support the team.


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Doncic is in the midst of arguably one of the greatest regular seasons in league history. Do you think he will win this year’s MVP award? Let us know in the comments below.



Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.

Edited By: Veer Badani