Warriors Veteran Once Openly Expressed Attraction Towards Luka Doncic’s Mother

Published 05/22/2022, 3:57 PM EDT

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Luka Doncic is a once-in-a-generation player. He has captivated fans ever since coming to the league in 2018. He has now led Dallas to their first Western Conference Finals since their title-winning run in 2011.

During the 2018 NBA Draft night, Dallas traded up for the third overall pick to take Luka. His mother accompanied Luka for the Draft night and a certain Warriors veteran had a very specific comment for the night.


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Luka’s mother, Mirjam Poterbin, was the star of the night as she captured many headlines the following day. One of her admirers was the current Warriors player Andre Iguodala who tweeted about it. She is a former model and met Luka’s father, who was also a basketball player.

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But they both eventually split in 2008 when Luka was nine. Luka has since then stayed with his mother. When Luka shifted to Madrid, his mother went with him. She also accompanied Luka to Dallas when they eventually moved to the United States. Since his move to the Mavericks, he has looked unstoppable and is sure to be a top star in the league for a long time.

Luka Doncic – The face of the league?

Luka hit the league running ever since making his debut for the Mavs in 2018. It seems like he has taken over the mantle of the franchise from former franchise player Dirk Nowitzki, who retired at the end of Luka’s rookie campaign.


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Luka has consistently improved his game every year and is now a consensus top 10 player in the league. And the best under 25 players in the league.

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Luka has been to three NBA All-Star games and has been two times All-NBA First team.


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After exiting the playoffs in the first round for two consecutive playoffs, this seems like a new opportunity for the Mavs. Dallas is down 2-0 in the Western Conference Finals to the Warriors with Game three scheduled today. This is a must-win game for Dallas. Let us know in the comments below the result of this series.


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Nirjhar Sharma

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Nirjhar Sharma is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a sports enthusiast who follows all major sports and has been watching the NBA for the past 7 years now. A firm believer in the 'Greek Freak' being the best player in the league right now, he believes that the Bucks are primed for another championship run unless the injury bug bites them.
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