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$207 Million ‘Cowboy’ Luka Doncic Says “Howdy” to NFL Superstar Patrick Mahomes after Pulling Off Major LeBron James Upset

Published 12/26/2022, 2:48 PM EST

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Dec 16, 2022; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) smiles as he walks off the court with time still remaining during the second half against the Portland Trail Blazers at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Last night, was special for Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks as they went on to defeat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. However, things got more special for the Slovenian star, when he received a compliment from the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Patrick Mahomes for his unique outfit. The Maverick’s point guard further reacted to the 2020 Super Bowl champion’s remarks in a typical Texan fashion.

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Last year, during the playoffs, the 23-year-old made the Chiefs quarterback stand up on his feet with his brilliant gameplay. Now, the Slovenian star is back to receiving praise from the 27-year-old quarterback with his fire ‘cowboy’ outfit.

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Prior to the game against the Lakers, the fans could see Doncic arriving at the Americans Airline Center rocking a ‘gunslinger’ outfit. The three-time NBA All-Star donned a formal outfit paired with cowboy boots and a bolo tie. In addition to that, he took his fit to another level with a cowboy hat.

Mahomes, upon seeing a video of Luka’s arrival, complimented the Slovenian star by commenting, “(laughing emojis)i see ya.” The 2020 Super Bowl champion was clearly impressed with the outfit of the Mavericks guard and had to let him know about it.


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Meanwhile, Doncic also reacted to Mahomes’ comment after his astonishing performance on the court. He replied by saying, “Howdy(laughing emojis)”, in a typical Texan way

Being truthful to his ‘cowboy’ side, Doncic showed up to work and took the California side for a ride last night. The 23-year-old was one of the most instrumental players for the Mavs on Christmas Day. He turned up at the crucial moment of the game when the Mavs were trailing after the first half.


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Doncic and Tim Hardaway Jr contributed a total of 20 points in the Mavs’ 51 points third quarter. The Slovenian star finished the game with 32 points, 9 assists, and 9 rebounds. With this win, Doncic and Co. are currently standing in the eighth position in the Eastern Conference table with a winning record of 18-16.

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Ayush Roy


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Ayush Roy is an NBA writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Calcutta. Capitalizing his background in finance, Ayush likes to dive deep into the economics of the NBA.
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