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Dirk Nowitzki Says Luka Doncic is Better Than He Was at 19

Dirk Nowitzki Says Luka Doncic is Better Than He Was at 19
Published On: Wed, Sep 12
Apr 23, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) is introduced before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki joined the Ben and Skin Show Tuesday to discuss his upcoming celebrity tennis tournament, rookie Luka Doncic and second-year guard Dennis Smith Jr.A 

Here are the highlights:

How good is Doncic:A 

"Yeah, he's been here now for a week. He's scrimmaged every day and works hard.A I'm really liking what I'm seeing. He's incredible with the ball for a big guy. He's unbelievable in pick and roll play. His court vision is already unbelievable. I couldn't believe what I saw from a 19/20-year-old. He's a good shooter when he has time and I think he's going to be great for us for a long long time.A 

"Obviously, I don't want to put too much pressure on him, either. But coming over from a different country, I went through the same thing 20 years ago. It's tough. You have to adjust to a lot of things. For me, that took a whole year. That year was really really tough.A 

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