Luka Doncic seems to be turning over a brand new leaf in his fourth NBA season.
The Dallas Mavericks star appeared this week on JJ Redick’s “The Outdated Man and the Three” podcast. Through the episode, Doncic mentioned that he’s making a serious change to his recreation — he’ll now not be complaining to referees.
“I had a bit discuss with myself,” mentioned Doncic. “It was unacceptable, the best way I used to be performing … I had a chat with myself and I simply mentioned, ‘This could’t maintain going.’ It’s a very dangerous look. I knew I used to be doing this, however I saved going. It’s over. I needed to inform myself: ‘No extra, man.’”
Doncic has all of the expertise on this planet at age 23 however typically turns off followers along with his fixed griping to the officers. The three-time All-Star leads the NBA with 14 technical fouls this yr. He was additionally not too long ago known as a crybaby by a retired NBA legend.
If Doncic is certainly performed with complaining to the refs, he’ll have the ability to do a greater job of getting again in transition protection and would possibly even discover that he begins getting a extra favorable whistle. That may solely assist the Mavericks as they appear to make their first deep playoff run in over a decade.