Doncic: “I am excited to play with a legend like Dirk Nowitzki”

2018-06-23T12:55:39+00:00 2018-06-23T13:56:28+00:00.

Aris Barkas

23/Jun/18 12:55

Luka Doncic expressed once more his respect towards Dirk Nowitzki and also paid homage once again to his childhood idol Vasilis Spanoulis.

By Eurohoops team/

EuroLeague MVP and Eurobasket champion Luka Doncic is bringing more than just a European flavor in the NBA.

“I am excited to play with a legend like Dirk Nowitzki, the best ever European in the NBA”, said the young star in his first official interview and when he was asked about his number, he explained that he chose “77” because he couldn’t get his favorite “7”.

“I grew up watching a European player named Vasilis Spanoulis, that’s why I like to wear “7” when I am playing”, said Doncic.

Here’s his first interview in the official youtube channel of the Dallas Mavericks.

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