Luka Doncic tells Stephen A. he doesn't think he's playing that well | Stephen A's World

Objavljeno 10. feb. 2021
Stephen A. Smith has a conversation with Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic about his play so far in the 2020-21 NBA season, the Mavs' struggles, his play vs. the LA Clippers in the bubble playoffs, Kristaps Porzingis, critics of his body language, the 2021 NBA All-Star Game and his criteria for being NBA MVP.
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  • Now you eat your own words before,what a shame.

  • I wouldnt talk to this guy After what He said lol. Yeah for the Suns It was ok to pick Deandre. But this dude totally dont know whats Up in the Euro League.

  • Luka: I'm not playing that well. Also Luka: drops 30-20-12 last night.

  • Luka is special! All the best for his career and a PO run this year.

  • We're on the 6th seed you know

  • Sass, Can't stand him ...

  • Remember when Stephen said DeAndre Ayton was better?

  • I hope someday americans learn how to pronounce.....

  • Stephen A. Smith wishes so much the Knicks would finally get a guy like Luka the Don.

  • Luka magic wining floater for three in last three tens of seconds against the Grizzlies. Broke Grizzlies' fans hearts.

  • Is the narrator pronouncing Jokic right? Sounds way different than what I've heard.

  • El puto amo!!!

  • His humility is inspiring. You can tell he don’t care about his own records. It’s about the team to him.

  • The team Mavericks is wasting Luka talent :(

  • 7th seed now, ayeeeee

  • I think he’s upset that his team is not improving and he knows he’s the heart and soul of that Dallas Mavericks organization.

  • Stephen A. Idiot..... Sorry

  • Dolan open you piggy Bank!

  • He's saying he's not playing good probably because he knows he can do better and that mentality is whay it takes to be better

  • "Always have to believe, with 0 players or with 5 players you always have to believe"

  • 2:15 he wasn't wrong

  • *proceeds to drop 31, 9 and 9 against the jazz*

  • he will go down as the GOAT

  • a few months ago he was a teenager.

  • He’s English has improved so muchhhhh 😳

  • The only thing Luka really gotta improve on for me is his agility. Once he has become more agile, I feel like he will dominate even more.

  • Now he’s balling

  • This is mamba mentality

  • 2 months later Mavs on the verge of getting 6th seed with a chance to get to 4th seed 👌

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  • he looks harmless without a ball.

    • He’s anything but harmless without the ball. Luka is built like a tank. He’s like a mountain. Huge. Put Boban, Luka, Nurkić and Jokić together and it’s game over - ball or no ball.

  • Love watching this kid play, he has John Stockton DNA, and the heart of Dirk. I sure hope he stays healthy.

  • Only if he could've given Westbrook the same respect when he put up unheard of numbers recently. But people have their favorites.

  • He always stays so humble. Great player!

  • I like how even though he's putting up phenomenal numbers in his SECOND year, he thinks he's playing bad because his team is not winning, he even said he shouldn't be in the MVP conversation unless his team is top two at least, that's really great mentality to have, especially as an athlete. P.s notice how he said "We as NBA players we live a great life... We have to stay at hotels a lot but it's nothing to complain about" I really liked that, because many NBA players ahem Bron! Complained about playing in the bubble when they're making millions.

  • Great sportsman!

  • Doncich not doncick

  • Luka Doncick

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  • A month later and now look how much hes improved

  • After this video Luka has been amazing 😂

  • He’s a good guest for sports talk hosts

  • Jeez!! In his rookie year, I said he has an MVP season in him, and from the way he sounds, he ain't satisfied.

  • "Luka how are you Sir..." omg that sounded strange

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  • Mavs PR department prepped him well - go Luca

  • Luka: 'I'm not playing very good" ..... Stephen A: 'Did I just hear you correctly? ... you do realize that you're averaging a near insane triple-double, right?' ..... Luka: 'Yes, but my team isn't doing as well as I want, so I'm not playing very good' ........ that's called a champion athlete and a leader

  • 2:10 - Dallas player: 6 losses in a row, ya know. It's really hard. Entire Houston team: Are we a joke to you? NBA fans: welllllllllll ..... yea

  • Man, it’s one thing to say the right things but then to actually go out and make them happen is another thing, kudos for him putting up better performances as the season has gone on

  • Luka is amazing!!! Great player to watch.

  • Luka seems like a class act, respect

  • Kudos to Steven for being a respectful and amazing interviewer. Luka is humble and great as always

    • After three years He could learn to pronounce his name !

  • Eu tenho 37 anos. Dos 11 aos 23 anos de idade, eu joguei basquete regularmente... como um louco. Depois, por conta dos estudos, eu parei. Aliás, parei com os esportes. Aos 35, retornei a jogar o Basquete regularmente... Retornei após ver o Luka jogar. Ele é inspirador!!!

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  • Rick Carlisle is the main reason why this team is losing. Rick sucks! Change him as head coach!😎

  • Good Dude...No wonder America is so afraid of whites

  • That dude is 2 years in the NBA, yet he still pronounces him Luka Donchick :D


  • Luka the future 🐐! I wish nothing but the best for my Mavs!

  • @ 1:00 " I'm not very good, I still have a lot to improve on". Wow, what a refreshing statement for a superstar like Luka to make. If this was a popularity contest from a social standpoint Luka would win. Luka is a very likable guy, not just on the court. He genuinely seems like a quality good human being, and it shows. He radiates Charisma. It's rare to have a really young superstar like him come along who is real humble. Luka's letting his game do the talking for him, not gold chains, or fancy cars.

  • He calls him Luka Donchik then Luka can call him Stephen A. Smik

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  • Did you know that Luka Doncic's father played in the same club as Vlade Divac in Serbia? The club is called Sloga Kraljevo.


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  • dear donky - tell, why are y so selfish, is the ball is a million that y don`t give to PORZINGOD??? or are y afraid that anybody is better than y?

  • u gotta love luka. such a nice guy

  • if sas spoke spanish he clearly will speak easily with no "i mean" "ummm"

  • He’s one of the few reasons I still watch the NBA

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  • luka a real one

    • Yup, like not even knowing his name.

  • the peoples say Gregg Popovick or Popovic(h)?, Doncic and Popovic has the same it is not difficult to say Doncic if you know to say Popovic or Pete Pistole Maravic...or Jokic, Vucevic, Bogdanovic etc

  • Stephen A. always has a way of ruining what should be a great interview.

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  • hope he and KP will make some history together, they had an unlucky ride with consequences

  • Lukas right. He should be averaging 30, 10, 10 on a top five team in the west

  • When after 3 Years of Luka being in the league you still cant pronounce Dončič correctly,Stephen Donkey Smith!

  • I love this guy. So humble

  • 6:20 Admit it Luka, you learned that in Real Madrid. He doesn`t want to angry Real Madrid fans back in Spain, what a nice guy xD

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  • Stephen mispronounce Doncic’s name on purpose just coz he ain’t black. Smh

  • Great interview

  • He learned to speak good English now

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  • averaging 28 points a game isnt playing his best

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  • he is humble

  • Yes we all know he is great. Thank you for having me

  • NBA SLnumber is booming right now because people don't like this guy Stephen A Smith. Why on earth did he get his own show?

  • he always talk about the team, noy just him

  • Big love from 🇸🇮

  • Luka "you know" Doncic