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NBA legend Bob Cousy recently praised Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic during the NBA Finals between the Mavericks and Boston Celtics.

Cousy remarked on SiriusXM NBA Radio, “Luka Doncic looks like a truck driver and yet he plays like Michael Jordan.”

Doncic’s performance has been remarkable, showcasing his skill and resilience. Cousy continued, “He’s amazing. He’s going to function, you’re not going to shut him down.”

Doncic is averaging 29.5 points, 8 rebounds, and 5.8 assists in 37.8 minutes per game in the Finals. Despite trailing 1-3 against Boston, Doncic remains a dominant force on the court.

The Mavericks rely heavily on Doncic’s playmaking abilities to stay competitive in the series. His ability to deliver under pressure has been crucial for Dallas.

Doncic’s unique playing style combines physical strength with exceptional basketball IQ. His comparison to Michael Jordan underscores his impact on the game.

The Mavericks’ hopes of extending the series rest on Doncic’s shoulders. His leadership and performance will be pivotal in the upcoming games.

Cousy’s comments highlight the respect Doncic has earned from basketball legends. As the Finals progress, all eyes will be on Doncic to see if he can lead the Mavericks to a comeback.