Solvenian Professional Basketball Player
Facts of Luka Doncic
|Full Name:||Luka Doncic|
|Birth Date:||February 28, 1999|
|Profession:||Slovenian professional basketball player|
|Height:||6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)|
|Dating||Ana Marie Goltes|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Birth Place||Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|Ethnicity||Serbian and Slovenian|
|Education||Osnovna Sola Mirana Jarca|
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Luka Doncic (born on 28th February 1999 in Ljubljana, Slovenia) is a youngest Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Slovenian National Team. He has won a lot of title in the field of sports including the gold medal won in EuroBasket 2017, EuroLeague MVP, EuroLeague Rising Star and ACB Best Young Player award.
Luka Doncic: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
One of the professional Slovenian basketball player, Luka Doncic was born on 28th February 1999 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His father, Sasa Doncic is a former player and coach who played and coached in the Euro League and Slovenian League. Whereas, Luka’s mother is Mirjam Poterbin who is a previous model and dancer. Unfortunately, they got divorced in 2008 and Luka was raised by his single mother.
As of 2019, his age is 20 years old with the birth sign Pisces. He belongs to the Slovenian nationality and part of the mixed ethnicity with Serbian and Slovenian descent. There is no much information about his education background but we can say that he attended and completed his education from Osnovna Sola Mirana Jarca in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Luka Doncic: Early Career
Luka started playing basketball in his early age of 8 as his father played for Union Olimpija. His father became his inspiration which motivated him in the basketball field. In the beginning, he played for the club’s under-12 section team. Later, in 2011, he represented the club for the under-14 Vasas Intesa Sanpaolo Cup in Budapest where he won the title of MVP of the tournament & Most Valuable Player and finished as runner up after FC Barcelona.
Next year in 2012, he helped his team, Olimpija to win Under-13 Lido di Roma Tournament and achieved an MVP honor. His next journey started with Real Madrid when he signed a five-year contract with them in September 2012. Therefore, Luka gave all his dedication and helped his team, Real Madrid to win the Minicopa Endesa in February 2013. Furthermore, he earned MVP accolades of the under-16 Spain Championship in March 2013.
One of his greatest achievements, he won all-league honorable mention accolades from the basketball website Eurobasket.com at the end of the 2014-2015 season. In addition to it, he won the under-18 Ciutat de ‘Hospitalet Tournament and named in the All-Tournament Team. He also represented Slovenia junior team in a friendly tournament in Hungary in 2014.
Luka Doncic: Professional Career
Luka started his professional career with the debut for Real Madrid in 30th April 2015 against Unicaja in the Liga ACB. As he started his career in such an early age he became the youngest player to ever play for Real Madrid in the ACB and the third youngest debutant in league history. He also turned into the 21st player ever to debut in the EuroLeague before turning 17.
As per the record, he played 12 games in the season scoring 3.5 points per game. Moreover, he set a new ACB record for most points and highest Performance Index Rating (PIR) in a game for player under 17 aged. He achieved a season-high 15 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists against Bilbao. In the 2016-17 season, Luka defeated Montakit Fuenlabrada and earned him the honor of ACB Player of the week. He also helped Slovenia to win its first gold medal in EuroBasket 2017.
On 22nd December, he scored 16 points against Brose Bamberg winning the MVP award for the round in the Euro League. He also came up with EuroLeague Rising Star and ACB Best Young Player award. Luka also played about 42 games for the club scoring 7.5 points per game. In the 2017-18 season, Luka played for 37 times scoring 12.5 points per game.
Additionally, he was named EuroLeague MVP, EuroLeague Final Four MVP at the end of 2017-18 season. Also, he won EuroLeague Rising Star award twice in consecutive years in 2017 and 2018. In July 2018, Atlanta Hawks selected him and he signed a rookie contract with the Dallas Mavericks.
Doncic became the youngest 20-points scorer in franchise history as he made 31 points and 8 rebounds against Minnesota Timberwolves. He held the title of NBA Rookie of the Month in the Western Conference for the month of November 2018. On 27th January 2018, Luka scored his career high points, 35, against Toronto Raptors.
Luka Doncic: Personal Life
Talking about his love life, he is in love with a beautiful young lady, Ana Marie Goltes who is recognized to be a lingerie model and has been modelling for Lisca. The couple has been dating each other since 2016. Luka’s girlfriend, Ana Marie often posts about Luka on her Instagram. On 21st July 2018, Luka made it official about their relationship on Instagram. However, we have heard the rumors of their breakup but we are not sure if it is true or not.
Luka Doncic: Net worth & Earning
According to the sources, Luka Doncic has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2019. He earns around $6569040 as an annual salary from his basketball profession. His primary source of income is his salary, bonuses and endorsements. Additionally, he owns an Audi A7 Car which costs about $69700 and Porsche Panamera that costs $85000 (approx.). Meanwhile, he is living in Dallas, Texas.
Luka Doncic: Height, Weight & Social Media
The Slovenian Basketball player has a very good physique with the height of 6 feet & 7 inches and weighs 99 kg. He looks handsome with brown hair and a pair of brown eyes. Luka has tattooed the Latin phrase “non-desistas, non-exieris” (“never give up, never surrender”) his jersey number 7, and the image of a tiger on his left forearm.
Moreover, he also has a tattoo of the EuroBasket 2017 cup on his right hip after helping Slovenia win the competition. Likewise, Luka Doncic holds 2.8 million followers in Instagram, 467k followers in Twitter and 339k followers in Facebook.