Slovenian basketball player Luka Dončić ended the NBA season. He recorded the numbers that few people expected before the season of the Slovenian team. They are definitively ranked among the best newcomers in Europe to the NBA.
In the debut season, Luka Dončić recorded an average of 21.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 6.0 rebounds (on average, he played 32.2 minutes per game). For comparison: Spanish basketball player Pau Gasol, who was the best rookie in Europe this year, in the 2001/02 season, his NBA baptism scored 17.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.7 rebounds (on average, he played 36.7 minutes). per match).
Finnish sensation Lauri Markkanen He scored 15.2 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.2 points in the Chicago T-shirt game. Croatian basketball player Dino Radja (Boston, 1993/94) stopped at 15.1 points in the crisis season, 7.2 rebounds and 1.4 games per game.
New partner of Luke Doncic in Dallas, Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, scored 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.3 in the debut season of 2015/16. The numbers indicate that Luka is, by far, the most versatile basketball player, since he records high numbers in the three categories. In addition, Dončić was even closer to the legendary season in the debut season Michael Jordan, as the first newcomer to score at least 21 points, according to the famous MJ, 6 rebounds and 5 go to the match.
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Jordan scored 28.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.9 points in the crisis season (Chicago, 1984/85). Since then, only six new arrivals have been able to overcome the 21-point limit (David Robinson, Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neill, Blake Griffin, Mitch Richmond and Tim Duncan). Luka became the seventh with these numbers.