Doncic after Wiggins’ scratch on the face: “I’m fine, now I look like a tough guy”

the slovenian Luka Doncićleader of the Dallas Mavericks, assured this Wednesday that he is fine despite leaving the first game of the NBA West finals with a colorful cut on the face for a scratch from Andrew Wiggins of the Golden State Warriors and joked about the fact that now he looks like “a tough guy”.


I’m fine, I look like a tough guy“, answered Doncic with a smile when asked at a press conference about how he was after the inadvertent blow received by Wiggins.

The Slovenian player suffered the intense defense of the Warriors and finished the game with 20 points, scoring only two of them in the second half of the game lost 112-87 by ‘his’ Mavericks against the Warriors.

In the match, Doncic also noticed a pain in the right shoulderbut assured that he will only need a few “therapies” to be one hundred percent in view of the second game, set for next Friday.

They did a good job, but I think I have to be better. I have to improve, it’s my fault“He assured when commenting on the aggressive defense of the Warriors.

He also highlighted the level of Steve Kerr’s team, whom he sees trained “to win the title”but highlighted his complete confidence in the Mavs’ chances of turning the series around.

This is just a game if you lose by one point or by forty, it’s still a loss. We have to be prepared for the next game“, said.

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