19-year-old Slovenian phenom Luka Doncic may be one of the most talked about draftees just a month away from the 2018 NBA Draft, but over the last few days, the hype has shifted to his mother.
On May 19, Doncic was named the 2017-18 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Most Valuable Player after averaging 16.1 points and 4.4 assists per game for Real Madrid. The next day, the No. 2 prospect on the ESPN Top 100, scored 15 points with 4 assists and 3 rebounds in 29 minutes in a well-fought championship game in which Real Madrid defeated defending Euroleague champions Fenerbahce 85-80.
Doncic is now a EuroLeague champion (2018), EuroLeague MVP (2018), EuroLeague Final Four MVP (2018), and a member of the All-EuroLeague First Team (2018) in his career.
When asked what is next for his career after the championship game, Doncic said, “I will tell about all at the right time. Right now I just want to celebrate with my team. Soon I will tell.”
Doncic also celebrated with his family and posted a photo of he and his mother on Twitter, and the NBA world went nuts over her looks.
Luka Doncic’s mom… 🤫 pic.twitter.com/SgqcNTEoHq
— NBA Buzz (@OfficalNBABuzz) May 21, 2018
Doncic’s mother, Mirjam Poterbin was the one to confirm her son declared for the 2018 NBA Draft and is her son’s biggest fan. Poterbin has been seen at almost every one of her son’s EuroLeague games and will likely be a fixture at the 2018 NBA Draft and NBA games in the future.
Mirjam Poterbin will easily give Stephen Curry’s mother, Sonya a run for her money as the hottest NBA mom once her son makes the NBA.
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