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  • • Watch: Kristaps Porzingis goes through two defenders, throws down sick dunk
    Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis is all kinds of special on the hardcourt and he proved it once more Friday night with an incredible dunk. Splitting two Memphis Grizzlies defenders, he threw down a sweet one-handed dunk, pretty much going through one of them to do it. Whenever the Mavericks play, it’s always worth watching. Between Porzingis and second-year phenom Luka Doncic, who is havin...2020
  • • Post Up: Luka, KP Lead Mavericks Past Pelicans in OT Thriller
    Pelicans 123 (26-36), Mavericks 127 (38-25) If this game was any indication, the future of basketball is in very good hands. Luka Doncic (30 points, 17 rebounds, 10 assists) came up big for the winners in overtime, but he wasn’t the only young stud to turn in a solid night. Brandon Ingram had 27 points, […] The post Post Up: Luka, KP Lead Mavericks Past Pelicans in OT Thriller appeared...2020
  • Second-year Luka Doncic sets Mavericks’ career triple-double record (video)
    • Second-year Luka Doncic sets Mavericks’ career triple-double record (video)
    Luka Doncic scored 30 points, helping the Mavericks hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 127-123 in overtime....2020
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic toyed with Jrue Holiday so hard
    It’s not easy to embarrass Jrue Holiday on a basketball court, but Luka Doncic managed to do it on Wednesday night. During overtime of the Dallas Mavericks’ 127-123 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, Doncic toyed with Holiday. He faked him out twice and created a wide-open shot for Maxi Kleber, who missed. Doncic was able to bump the ball out to a teammate so that Dallas could retain possession an...2020
  • • Watch: Zion Williamson throws down another absolutely crazy dunk
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is a walking highlight film. We’re not even joking. Literally, the dude puts up ridiculous plays multiple times per game. That was the case against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday evening. After being embarrassed by Doncic earlier in the game, Williamson exacted revenge. It included pretty much throwing a Mavericks player to the court in t...2020
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic nails a step-back three in Zion Williamson's grill
    New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson is currently in the midst of a brutally difficult week that started with him going up against LeBron James. As we saw with the King this past weekend, Williamson is also getting a rude awakening. This time, it came against Dallas Mavericks star sophomore Luka Doncic. Early in the Pelicans’ game against Dallas Wednesday, Williamson fell victim to Don...2020
  • Three Things to Know: Luka Doncic passes Jason Kidd to make Dallas history. At age 21.
    • Three Things to Know: Luka Doncic passes Jason Kidd to make Dallas history. At age 21.
    This was Doncic's 10th 30-point triple-double of the season....2020
  • • How Kristaps Porzingis regained his All-Star form while taking chemistry with Luka Doncic to another level
    Dallas has helped Porzingis regain his form in his first season back from an ACL tear, mostly thanks to a change in position...2020
  • • NBA DFS: Luka Doncic and best FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for March 4, 2020
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2020
  • Luka Doncic laughs after Jim Boylen calls timeout to prevent Bulls basket (video)
    • Luka Doncic laughs after Jim Boylen calls timeout to prevent Bulls basket (video)
    The defining feature of Jim Boylen's coaching: late timeouts in already-decided games....2020

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Luka Doncic injury and suspension

  • • Doncic misses game vs. Timberwolves; status for Monday not clear
    While Mavericks guard Luka Doncic seems to be over the ankle issues that bothered him earlier in the season, he missed Sunday’s game vs. Minnesota with a new injury — a left thumb sprain. Doncic played through the injury on Friday, but struggled to work around it, per an ESPN report. “I didn’t know how important the thumb was to hold the ball,” Doncic said on Friday. “It was tough. … I wasn’t myse...2020
  • • Mavericks star Luka Doncic sidelined with thumb injury
    Fresh off celebrating his 21st birthday earlier this weekend, Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic is dealing with yet another injury. Head coach Rick Carlisle noted on Sunday that Doncic is dealing with a thumb injury and will not suit up against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Doncic has missed several games due to various ankle injuries this season. Though, this is the first time he’s popped up with a...2020
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic turned it all the way up in South Beach for 21st birthday
    His Dallas Mavericks might have fallen to the Miami Heat Friday night. But that did not stop star sophomore Luka Doncic from celebrating. Doncic celebrated his 21st birthday in style in South Beach, sipping on some adult beverages and partying with stars in night clubs. Doncic was out there with Anuel AA, Bad Bunny, Karol G and Becky G, among others. You can tell the dude decided to turn it up big...2020
  • • Seven biggest breakout stars of the 2019-20 NBA season
    With the NBA regular season nearing the home stretch, there has been a number of players who have upped their games this season. Despite  being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, Deandre Ayton flew  under the radar as a rookie last season. That’s no longer the case.  Meanwhile, Both Brandon Ingram and Jayson Tatum earned All-Star  appearances for the first time this season. Each wing is...2020
  • • Kristaps Porzingis: Chemistry with Luka Doncic 'going to get better and better'
    While injuries have limited their time together on the floor this season, Mavericks All-Stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis have started showing signs of an elite duo. In Dallas’ final game before the All-Star break, Doncic (33 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists) and Porzingis (27 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks) helped their team to a blowout win over the Kings. While Doncic has played ...2020
  • • Porzingis says things 'starting to click' with Luka
    Mavs franchise cornerstones Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis had one of their best games as a duo Wednesday night in Doncic's return from a seven-game absence due to injury....2020
  • • Watch: Mavericks’ Luka Doncic hits circus shot in return to action
    We have missed Dallas Mavericks sophomore guard Luka Doncic over the past two weeks. The stud youngster missed each of the past seven games with an ankle injury before returning to action Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings. Doncic did not waste any time making a highlight-reel play. Check out the All-Star use and abuse Kings guard Cory Joseph en route to hitting a circus shot and drawing...2020
  • • Luka Doncic, Luke Walton differ on nature of verbal exchange
    Luka Doncic and Luke Walton appeared to exchange some tense words during Wednesday’s showdown between the Dallas Mavericks and Sacramento Kings, but the two arrived at distinctly different perspectives on what transpired. At the end of the third quarter of the Mavericks’ 130-111 road victory, Walton was assessed a technical foul. Footage of the incident suggests Walton had issues with how official...2020
  • • Luka Doncic injury update: Mavericks superstar likely to play in final game before All-Star break
    Doncic has missed the last seven games with an ankle injury...2020
  • • Luka Doncic (ankle) likely to return on Wednesday?
    The Dallas Mavericks have been cautiously hoping star Luka Doncic could return to the court before the All-Star Break. Now, after missing seven games with a right ankle sprain, Doncic is expected to return for Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle told reporters on Tuesday that Doncic is making progress in his return and the team will upgrade Doncic’s status ...2020

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Luka Doncic trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Watch: Kristaps Porzingis goes through two defenders, throws down sick dunk
    Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis is all kinds of special on the hardcourt and he proved it once more Friday night with an incredible dunk. Splitting two Memphis Grizzlies defenders, he threw down a sweet one-handed dunk, pretty much going through one of them to do it. Whenever the Mavericks play, it’s always worth watching. Between Porzingis and second-year phenom Luka Doncic, who is havin...2020
  • Report: Vivek Ranadive frustrated by Kings underachieving, passing on Luka Doncic
    • Report: Vivek Ranadive frustrated by Kings underachieving, passing on Luka Doncic
    The Kings made their bed last summer, giving Divac a contract extension and firing Dave Joerger (who reportedly wanted Sacramento to draft Luka Doncic over Marvin Bagley III)....2020
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: Clippers clear winners of trade deadline; Grizzlies improved playoff chances after moves
    Also, is Kristaps Porzingis better without Luka Doncic?...2020
  • • From powerhouses to the pitiful: Ranking NBA teams for 2025
    The NBA will look much different in 2025 than it does today. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and most of the players who dominated the NBA on and off the court during the 2010s will either be retired or near the end of their careers. In five seasons, the league will be ruled by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and the teams that ar...2020
  • • Giannis trolls James Harden with All-Star Game pick
    While Giannis Antetokounmpo is getting roasted by NBA fans for his All-Star draft picks, he also delivered the best shade of the night with an epic shot at Houston Rockets guard James Harden. During Thursday’s All-Star draft, Giannis shared that he was deciding between Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young and Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker.  When Charles Barkley asked him why he wasn’t taking H...2020
  • • Why Luka-fueled Mavs should not panic at trade deadline
    Nearly a month before his 21st birthday, Luka Doncic has already ascended to superstardom. The All-Star Game starter, who can't even legally drink yet, averages nearly a triple-double, and his Mavericks are fifth in the Western Conference, seven games out of first and only 3.5 games behind the second-place Clippers. But for the Mavericks' sake and Luka’s, we hope Dallas doesn't do anything dramati...2020
  • • Luka Doncic, Trae Young make history with All-Star Game selections
    The starters for this season’s NBA All-Star Game were announced on Thursday. There really wasn’t too many surprises as it relates to the starting 10. However, the additions of second-year studs Luka Doncic and Trae Young among the game’s elite was pretty eye-opening. Both young stars earned starting roles in the annual exhibition game, marking the first time a pair of players under 22-years-old we...2020
  • • Fabulous or flawed? Debating NBA All-Star Game starters, potential reserves
    Yardbarker NBA writers Pat Heery and Sean Keane address the hottest issues in the NBA. This week's topic: All-Star Game starters and reserves.  Heery: The All-Star Game starters were announced Thursday night: East: Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), Kemba Walker (Celtics), Trae Young (Hawks), Pascal Siakam (Raptors) and Joel Embiid (76ers) West: LeBron James (Lakers), Luka Doncic (Mavericks), Kawhi Le...2020
  • Luka Doncic on Kings: “I honestly thought they were going to pick me”
    • Luka Doncic on Kings: “I honestly thought they were going to pick me”
    Luka Doncic, in just his second season and at age 20, is an MVP candidate who is showing himself to be an elite, franchise-changing player. Which lead fans in Phoenix and Sacramento to ask, “How did we pass on this guy in the draft?” He was the MVP of the second-best league on the planet...2020
  • • Trae Young Pitches Atlanta as Free Agency Destination
    Trae Young says the Hawks would be an ideal landing spot for marquee free agents. Young, 21, believes the future is extremely bright in Atlanta: “Why not be a part of that?” Trae adds that he realizes he must be patient as his squad is currently focused “more on developing.” Per Bleacher Report: “[Luka Doncic’s] […] The post Trae Young Pitches Atlanta as F...2020

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  • • Luka Doncic scores 33 points in his return, Mavs rout the Kings
    Luka Doncic scores 33 points in his return, Mavs rout the Kings...2020
  • Three Things to Know: Luka Doncic returns, scores 33, and basketball is fun again
    • Three Things to Know: Luka Doncic returns, scores 33, and basketball is fun again
    It’s just fun to watch Luka Doncic play basketball....2020
  • Kristaps Porzingis suffers broken nose, returns to game, scores 30 in loss to Grizzlies
    • Kristaps Porzingis suffers broken nose, returns to game, scores 30 in loss to Grizzlies
    It was a rough night for Kristaps Porzingis. Already having to carry a heavy load for Dallas with Luka Doncic out with a sprained ankle, Wednesday night against Memphis he suffered a broken nose from a stray elbow from Josh Jackson. Kristaps Porzingis confirmed after the game that he broke his nose on this play...2020
  • Kawhi Leonard dunks on Luka Doncic, scores 36 to spark Clippers win
    • Kawhi Leonard dunks on Luka Doncic, scores 36 to spark Clippers win
    The Dallas Mavericks brought back one big man but lost another Tuesday night, and in the end, they couldn't rein in the reigning Finals MVP....2020
  • • Doncic shrugs off latest triple-double: 'Just stats'
    Luka Doncic dismissed his latest 30-point triple-double -- giving him more than the rest of the NBA combined -- as "just stats," saying that getting the win is more important, as the Mavs did Monday against the Bulls....2020
  • • Luka Doncic after latest 30-point triple-double: ‘Just stats’
    Luka Doncic’s 30-point triple-double in Monday’s 118-110 win over the Chicago Bulls means the Dallas Mavericks superstar now has more such outings than the rest of the NBA combined this season. The second-year guard typically shies away from talking about himself when asked about such impressive accomplishments, and he did so again after his 38-point, 11-rebound, 10-assist performance. “I don’t kn...2020
  • • Luka Doncic: ‘You Can’t Compare Anybody to Michael Jordan’
    Luka Doncic became the first player in NBA history with 19 consecutive games with at least 20 points, five rebounds and five assists. And despite having just broken one of Michael Jordan‘s records, Doncic doesn’t want to be compared to MJ. “There are a lot of stats going on,” Doncic told reporters Sunday. “I think […] The post Luka Doncic: ‘You Can’t...2019
  • • Ben Simmons emphatically endorses Luka Doncic for Rookie of the Year
    A strong case can be made for Luka Doncic or Trae Young to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year, but the most recent recipient of the award does not feel the competition is all that close. The Sixers' Ben Simmons, named Rookie of the Year last year despite it being his second NBA season, was asked Monday if his vote would go to Doncic or Young.  He supported the Dallas Mavericks star without hesi...2019
  • • Luka Doncic vs. Trae Young: Who's the NBA Rookie of the Year?
    For much of the season, it looked like Luka Doncic, the No. 3 pick of the Atlanta Hawks who was then traded to the Dallas Mavericks, would be the year’s top rookie. Trae Young went to Atlanta in that trade. And while the Hawks were initially ripped for making the deal, Young’s play down the stretch has made the trade look a lot better. It’s also made the NBA Rookie of the Year race a lot more inte...2019
  • • NBA scores, highlights, results: Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic trade clutch shots as Nuggets beat Mavs; Raptors top Lakers
    We saw a six-game NBA slate on Thursday, with two national TV games...2019

Top Luka Doncic news

  • • Sources: Mavs' Doncic near Jordan Brand deal
    The Mavs' Luka Doncic is expected to sign a five-year deal with Jordan Brand, sources told ESPN. It will not begin as a signature deal, sources said, but Doncic can earn a signature deal through bonus clauses such as winning MVP or Finals MVP....2019
  • • Mavs' Doncic ruled out vs. Heat with ankle sprain
    Mavericks star Luka Doncic exited Saturday's game in the opening minutes because of a sprained right ankle and was ruled out for the remainder of the contest. X-rays on the ankle were negative, according to the team....2019
  • • Sources: Mavs' Doncic has moderate ankle sprain
    Mavericks star Luka Doncic exited Saturday's game in the opening minutes with what league sources say is a "moderate" ankle sprain....2019
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: Lakers will make a trade to improve their title odds; Cavs should wait to deal Kevin Love
    Also, will Luka Doncic have the better career than Dirk Nowitzki? Can the 76ers survive without making a considerable change?...2020
  • • LeBron takes over as top choice in All-Star vote
    Perennial All-Star LeBron James took over as the top choice of fans in the second round of results of voting for the game, passing Luka Doncic....2020
  • • Sources: Mavericks' Doncic could miss 2 weeks
    Mavs star Luka Doncic won't travel with the team to Milwaukee and could miss a couple of weeks with an ankle sprain....2019
  • • Doncic (ankle) practices, could return Thursday
    Luka Doncic had a full practice Tuesday for the first time since spraining his ankle and could return for the Mavericks' home game Thursday against the Spurs....2019
  • • Lakers put up dominant defensive performance, shut down Luka Doncic in big win over Mavericks
    The Lakers held the Mavericks star to 19 points on 5-of-14 shooting, and forced him into six turnovers...2019
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: Mavericks can survive until Luka Doncic returns from injury; Lakers should trade Kyle Kuzma
    Also, will the Trail Blazers trade for Kevin Love? Are the Kings truly better without De'Aaron Fox?...2019
  • • Warriors' Marquese Chriss fined $35,000 for shoving Mavericks star Luka Doncic into stands during game
    Chriss shoved Doncic into the cameras along the baseline late in the third quarter of the Mavericks' win...2019

Luka Doncic fantasy rankings and news

  • • NBA DFS: Luka Doncic and top picks for Feb. 27 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups
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Luka Doncic schedule, game

  • • Watch: Luka Doncic toyed with Jrue Holiday so hard
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  • • NBA DFS: Luka Doncic and best FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for March 4, 2020
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  • • Why Lakers should keep eye on intriguing duel for No. 8 seed
    The jockeying for playoff positioning among teams seeded Nos. 2-7 in the Western Conference during the final stretch of the season will be fascinating. The Lakers have a four-game lead for the top seed, and the Nos. 2-4 seeds (Nuggets, Clippers, Jazz) are within 1.5 games of each other. No. 7 seed Dallas trails the Nos. 5-6 seeds (Rockets, Thunder) by two games. When healthy, the Nuggets, Clippers...2020
  • • Why Lakers should keep eye on fascinating duel for No. 8 seed
    The jockeying for playoff positioning among teams seeded Nos. 2-7 in the Western Conference during the final stretch of the season will be fascinating. The Lakers have a four-game lead for the top seed, and the Nos. 2-4 seeds (Nuggets, Clippers, Jazz) are within 1.5 games of each other. No. 7 seed Dallas trails the Nos. 5-6 seeds (Rockets, Thunder) by two games. When healthy, the Nuggets, Clippers...2020
  • • Kristaps Porzingis: Chemistry with Luka Doncic 'going to get better and better'
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  • • Porzingis says things 'starting to click' with Luka
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  • • Zion Williamson joins LeBron James in exclusive company with dominant performance
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was the most hyped prospect coming into the NBA since LeBron James. On Tuesday night, Zion’s name was mentioned once more with LeBron following a dominant performance against the Portland Trail Blazers. Of course, Zion did more than just throw down incredible alley-oop slams against the Trail Blazers. Portland never had an answer for the 6-foot-6 forward...2020
  • • Mavericks hope All-Star Luka Doncic can return on Wednesday
    Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters that the team hopes All-Star guard Luka Doncic will be able to return to the court on Wednesday for a tilt against the Kings, per Dwain Price of Mavs.com (Twitter link). Carlisle also mentioned that Doncic scrimmaged with the Mavericks over the last two days, according to Mavs.com’s Eddie Sefko (Twitter link). Doncic was diagnosed with a moderate a...2020
  • • Mavericks ‘hope’ Luka Doncic can play Wednesday against Kings
    The Dallas Mavericks are holding out hope that star Luka Doncic can return to the lineup on Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN, head coach Rick Carlisle said, “The hope is he plays on Wednesday. It’ll depend on how he feels, how he responds to [increased basketball activities]. But all in all, he’s doing well.” Doncic has been out of commission since Jan. 30,...2020
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: Clippers clear winners of trade deadline; Grizzlies improved playoff chances after moves
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Luka Doncic rumors, scandals

  • Trae Young sinks half-court buzzer beater in NBA All-Star game (video)
    • Trae Young sinks half-court buzzer beater in NBA All-Star game (video)
    Trae Young told Luka Doncic to pull up from half court just before halftime of Rising Stars....2020
  • • Mavs star Luka Doncic expected to miss around two weeks with ankle injury
    Luka Doncic sustained a right ankle injury in practice on Thursday, and the Dallas Mavericks star is expected to miss some time. Doncic underwent an MRI on Friday that revealed he sustained a moderate sprain, which is a similar injury to the one that forced him to miss four games last month.  Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News was told by a source that Doncic will likely be sidelined for aro...2020
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic limps into locker room with nasty ankle injury
    Luka Doncic limped off the floor with an ankle injury in the first quarter of Saturday night’s Dallas Mavericks game against the Milwaukee Bucks. The injury looked pretty nasty. After limping to the sideline, Doncic then hobbled off the court and into the locker room for further evaluation, per Tim MacMahon of ESPN. Here’s some video of Doncic limping his way into the tunnel en route to the locker...2019
  • Luka Doncic drops Josh Okogie with crossover, passes up game-winning shot (video)
    • Luka Doncic drops Josh Okogie with crossover, passes up game-winning shot (video)
    Mavericks fall to Timberwolves when Jalen Brunson misses at buzzer...2019
  • • Luka Doncic, Goran Dragic and 2,000 of their closest friends
    The Slovenian stars put on a show in their first meeting as pros, and fans who made the journey to Miami showed the love from the opening tip to the final buzzer....2019
  • Post Up: Trae Young Hits Buzzer Beater as Hawks Defeat Bucks in Overtime
    • Post Up: Trae Young Hits Buzzer Beater as Hawks Defeat Bucks in Overtime
    Mavericks 106 (30-46), Thunder 103 (44-33) Despite not having Luka Doncic, the Mavericks defeated the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Trey Burke had 25 points off the bench, and Devin Harris chipped in 15 points. Jalen Brunson finished with 18 points. Hawks 136 (28-49), Bucks 135 (57-20) Trae Young’s shot off a deflection at the buzzer […] The post Post Up: Trae Young Hits Buzzer Beater as H...2019
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic posterizes entire city of Denver
    The Dallas Mavericks found themselves down 98-97 with five seconds left against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night. That’s when Luka Doncic decided to go full Luka Doncic on the entire city of Denver. Just check out as the rookie drives through the line, beating multiple defenders in the process, to throw down an absolutely massive jam and a one-point lead. Nuggets big men Paul Millsap and Mason...2019
  • • Watch: Nikola Jokic sinks Mavericks with buzzer-beater
    Nikola Jokic was quiet for much of the Denver Nuggets’ game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, but he got it going when it mattered most. After failing to make a field goal in the first three quarters, Jokic came on strong in the fourth quarter. He made four buckets over the final 6:29, including this one at the buzzer to win the game: Denver won 100-99 to improve to 45-22. The shot b...2019
  • Three Things to Know: Nikola Jokic’s leaner at buzzer tops Luka Doncic dunk
    • Three Things to Know: Nikola Jokic’s leaner at buzzer tops Luka Doncic dunk
    Luka added to his legend, but Jokic is an All-Star for good reason....2019
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic nails shot from beyond half court
    Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks had a heck of a time at it in the first half against the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night. Dallas entered halftime down 65-47. However, the NBA’s likely Rookie of the Year ended said half in style. Check out this buzzer-beater from beyond half court to conclude the second quarter. Considering the range we’ve seen Doncic display this season, one can’t even call thi...2019

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