Luka Doncic should be first pick in NBA draft

With NBA scouts already looking at Luka Doncic as the potential frontrunner for the number one pick in the 2018 draft, much can be said about this 19-year-old Slovenian star. Most will agree that the hype is deserved given his unique and distinct impact as a teenager among pros. From EuroLeague to EuroBasket, where he lately helped Slovenia spin the table, Doncic has been steady, producing winning plays and displaying the toughness and energy that is loved by coaches.


He has been touted as the most proven teenager the basketball world has ever seen, and he seems to be game-ready now. He has the talent, skills, and an elite positional size. He has averaged 15.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 4.5 assists in 42 games in Liga ACB and EuroLeague, which are the two best leagues in Europe. He is also the Real Madrid primary ball-handler. Doncic controls the pace of the game, he does not force anything, and he is careful. He reads the defense and will navigate to find who is open. He comfortably sets up three-point shooters with one-handed passes over the top of defenders.


Although he is not the quickest guard of the NBA draft collection, he is an excellent ball-handler. He does not waste energy in what he does. The 6'8’’star has muscle as every rookie does, but at 230 pounds, he is stronger than he looks. At 17 years, he was awarded the EuroLeague Rising Star Award, which is reserved for the best up-comers of 22 years or younger. There is a lot about Doncic. He is a multi-dimensional hybrid forward/guard who works well with his teammates. He presents a well-rounded game and proven production. He may not be known to NBA fans, but the scouts hunting for the next big thing must have an eye on him.

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