Although the Dallas Mavericks lost to the LA Lakers (114-113), Luka Doncic was excited for his first match-up with LeBron James.
After the end of the game, Doncic was waiting for several moments, before getting a signed jersey of the “King”.
“I always wanted his jersey,” Doncic said afterwards, per ESPN. “It was something special to me.”
Regarding the first match-up with his idol, the 2018 EuroLeague and ACB MVP stated that “it is very special. I was waiting for this game and it was very special to me.”
Doncic finished the game with 14 points, five rebounds and seven assists, whereas James had a game-high 29 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals.
He also made the game-winning free throw with 2.1 seconds left.