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Luka Doncic Speaks Out On Playing In Front Of a Large Number Of Slovenian Fans: "When All The People Come To See You, You Want To Put On A Show."

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The NBA is becoming more and more of an international sport by the day. We are seeing a lot more international superstars as a result of the globalization of the game. One of those superstars is Luka Doncic.

Recently, Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks faced the Cleveland Cavaliers. Luka Doncic had an amazing performance, getting 35 points, 9 rebounds, and 13 assists on the evening.

A reason for his amazing performance could be the presence of a "loud contingent of Slovenia fans". LukaDoncic revealed that he wanted to "put on a show" in front of his countrymen. An article on ESPN relayed the news.

With a large, loud contingent of Slovenia fans on hand, Luka Doncic wanted to give his countrymen a show.

The Cavaliers couldn't stop it.

“When all the people come to see you, you want to put on a show," Doncic said.

He didn't disappoint.

The same article also shared the words of Jason Kidd, who revealed that he talked to Luka Doncic on the plane about there being a large number of Slovenian fans at the game.

"We talked about there being a large Slovenian contingent in Cleveland on the plane," Mavericks coach Jason Kidd said. "He wanted to put on a good show and came to work. He comes to work every night.

"He knew when to pass the ball and when to attack. Luka will have two (guys) on the ball and he trusts his teammates to make plays."

It's understandable why Luka Doncic wanted to show out in front of his countrymen. He is already viewed in a fantastic light in Slovenia, and he notably brought them to the top 4 in the Tokyo Olympics. He even claimed that winning a gold medal with his country would mean more than winning an NBA title.

While he won't have a chance to participate in the Olympics this year, an NBA title is a possibility for Luka Doncic this year. The Dallas Mavericks are a solid defensive team that has him as their offensive focal point. While they are no favorites, there's still a chance for the team to make a surprise run, and they'll need Luka Doncic at his best to do so.