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Luka Doncic Is On Pace For The Best Individual Age-20 Season In NBA History

(via Sports Illustrated)

(via Sports Illustrated)

With a 6-3 record, the Dallas Mavericks have been squarely in the playoff picture through the first few weeks of the season.

No doubt, credit must be given to Slovenian forward Luka Doncic, who is literally on pace to make NBA history. Averaging 27.7 points, 10.8 assists, 9.1 rebounds, and a true shooting percentage of .609, he is in the midst of the best individual season by a 20-year-old in NBA history, passing a young LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Shaquille O'Neal.

Doncic won EuroLeague MVP at 18-years-old, becoming one of the youngest ever to do so. He went on to get picked 3rd in the draft by Dallas and has been torching the NBA ever since.

As a rookie, he averaged 21.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 6 assists to win Rookie of The Year. All of those marks went up this year, and the Mavericks are performing well out of the gate as a result.

It will be interesting to find out what more Doncic is capable of producing at such a young age. As he continues to make history, all eyes will be on him to lead his team and remain consistent in the tough Western Conference. Regardless, at just 20-years-old, the sky is truly the limit for him.