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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Luka Dončić

He debuted in the EuroLeague at just 16

While you may know that Luka Dončić played in the EuroLeague for Real Madrid, you might not know how young he started. He initially joined the Spanish giants at the age of 13, before making his first start in the EuroLeague at just 16, and is the 13th youngest ever EuroLeague player, as well as the youngest MVP. It is yet another example of just how talented Dončić is.

His father played with Goran Dragic

Although this may seem hard to believe considering that Dragic and Dončić play together on the Slovenian National team, Dončić Sr. actually played on the same team as Dragic, as the two helped their team, Union Olimpija, to the Slovenian national championship. Ten years later, Dragic and the younger Dončić helped Slovenia to an upset championship victory in EuroBasket 2017.

Luka Doncic of Slovenia and Goran Dragic of Slovenia during basketball match between National Teams of Slovenia and France at Day 7 of the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland on September 6, 2017. Photo by Vid Ponikvar / Sportida

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