Billionaire Mark Cuban Drops Brutal Reality on Luka Doncic’s Excessive Weight Gain

Billionaire Mark Cuban Drops Brutal Reality on Luka Doncic’s Excessive Weight Gain

In this league, Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic’s play is among the most impressive at this point of the season. Entering the All-Star break, he is averaging 35.4 points, 9.8 assists, and 10.3 rebounds in his last ten games. Also included is his 51-point performance against the Los Angeles Clippers. He has been scoring great numbers for the team consistently.

Mark Cuban, the owner of the Mavericks team, added some comments regarding Luka’s performance in the current situation. The billionaire shares the brutal truth about Luka’s excessive weight gain and his motivational journey.

It all started when Luka received heavy criticism regarding his weight. He admitted his situation during the Olympics, which led to the impression that he relaxed a bit too much during this period. In the report, it was noted that he entered the program for the second consecutive year with 260 pounds of weight.

During the beginning of the season, people noticed his weight as he was looking sluggish in the game. As a result, he faced a great deal of media criticism. Also, he was not selected as a starter for the Western Conference All-Star Game.

Luka Doncic’s weight loss journey was discussed by Mark Cuban

In his radio appearance on “The Morning Musers“, Cuban discussed Luka’s journey from the start of the season to now. According to him, Luka is getting motivation from the criticism he faced at the beginning of this season. This is resulting in the performance he is showing at this point.

“I think he was humbled a little bit,“ Cuban said. “He didn’t like being called out for his weight and other things and it finally clicked that there’s a level of discipline that’s required.”

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DENVER, CO – JANUARY 8: Luka Doncic (77) of the Dallas Mavericks takes a breather against the Denver Nuggets during the third quarter at Ball Arena on Thursday, January 7, 2021.(Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

“All athletes at his level go through it at some stage where things are just easy and you’re always used to being the best. You’re always used to getting all the accolades, and then when something doesn’t go according to what you expected it makes you reconsider.”

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We are glad to see him growing and learning the hard work that it takes to be successful in this game. His current performance has surely proven that he is one of the best players we have in the NBA. Let us know what you think about Luka’s weight loss journey and his performance so far.