‘Take a Bow’: Twitter in Awe of Mavericks’ Luka Doncic’s Sensational Game Winner Against Celtics

Published 02/23/2021, 11:08 PM EST
Feb 8, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) reacts after scoring during the second half against the Minnesota Timberwolves at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports


Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks and the Boston Celtics produced an absolutely thrilling game. It was the 21-year-old phenom, Luka Doncic, who was the star of the show as he continued with his tremendous form this season.

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Doncic finished the game with 31 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists. But it was his game-winning shot that sealed the victory for his team. Dallas had hold of the final possession of the game, and they entrusted it to their young superstar. As expected, Luka Doncic lived up to expectations by draining a stunning three-pointer at the buzzer!

This move reminded fans of Luka’s game-winner over the Clippers in the 2020 postseason, and Twitter had erupted after the shot. This was the case tonight as well, as many NBA fans reacted to Doncic’s sensational game-winner against the Celtics.

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Luka Doncic wins it for Dallas Mavericks

Take a look at some of the best reactions to the shot.

 

Over the last few weeks, Luka has been on the receiving end of some flak from NBA fans. The primary reason for this was his selection as a starter in the 2021 NBA All-Star game. Many sections of the crowd believe that Blazers’ Damian Lillard deserved the spot over Luka.

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Whatever be the case, Luka silenced his haters tonight as he led the Mavericks to their 15th win of the season. However, the job is not done for the team by any means. In fact, they are not even in the top eight teams in the West right now.

Feb 12, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) celebrates with forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the second half against the New Orleans Pelicans at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Furthermore, there is cutthroat competition in the Western Conference right now. If the Mavericks want to stay in playoff contention, now is the time for them. Otherwise, the organization might have to give up on its dream to compete for the NBA Championship.

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What are your thoughts on the performance of Luka Doncic against the Celtics? Do you believe the team can make a push for a better record in the second half of the season, or is it too late for them?

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Aikansh Chaudhary

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Aikansh Chaudhary is an NBA columnist for Essentially Sports. Previously, he helped rank various websites using the latest SEO techniques, and wrote over 2000 articles during his stint as a freelance writer. A die hard Lakers fan, Aikansh will forever uphold LeBron James as the GOAT.

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