• Biography

Luka Dončić is known as a Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He is most famous for being a versatile and highly skilled player.

Background and Age

Luka Dončić was born on February 28, 1999 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Luka's father is Saša Dončić, a former professional basketball player. His mother is Mirjam Poterbin, a beautician, former model and dancer, and proprietor of a lofty beauty salon in Ljubljana's inward circle. The couple sought legal separation in 2008, with care and legitimate guardianship being conceded to Dončić's mom.


Luka has not revealed any information about his personal and private relationships.

Career and Net Worth

Dončić started his basketball career playing with the adolescent groups of Union Olimpija. In April 2012, he won the MVP in the Under-13 Lido di Roma Tournament, in the wake of scoring 54 points, getting 11 rebounds, and dishing 10 assists in the last game against Lazio's team. In September 2012, at 13 years old, he signed a 5-year contract with Real Madrid. In February 2012, Dončić played with Real Madrid's junior group, at the Minicopa ACB 2012, on advance from Union Olimpija. In the last game, he scored 20 points against FC Barcelona's group.

In the wake of extraordinary performances in his seasons in the Real Madrid Under-16 group, Dončić played for the club's Under-18 group, and furthermore the club's other group, Real Madrid B, during the 2014–15 season. He got to be one of the pioneers of the group, averaging 14.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game and helped his group to get the main spot of the 2014–15 Liga EBA Group B, in the beginner level Spanish fourth Division.

In 2015, he won the Under-18 Ciutat de L'Hospitalet Tournament, and was chosen to the All-Tournament Team, in spite of being two years more youthful than the remainder of the group. In May 2015, he likewise won the Under-18 Next Generation Tournament, where he was chosen MVP, after he helped his group beat safeguarding champion Red Star Belgrade, in the last.

In November 2019, Luka Doncic proceeded with his breakout season with one more exceptional performance, emitting for a career-high 42 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists as the Dallas Mavericks outlived the San Antonio Spurs 117-110. The accomplishment put him in amazingly uncommon tiers, with just LeBron James, Doncic's youth idol, setting up such a line at a more youthful age.

Date modified: Jun 22, 2020
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