At the age of 18, Luka helped lead Slovenia to the greatest success in the history of Slovenian team sports: the title of EuroBasket champions in 2017, during which he was selected to the All-Tournament Team. In the 2016–2017 season, he was named round MVP four times on his way to earning the EuroLeague’s Rising Star award. The next season he became both EuroLeague MVP and Final Four MVP, leading Real Madrid to the EuroLeague championship title. His dreams became reality when he was selected 3rd in the NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. All of these achievements, reached in his youth, are just the beginning of something even greater. According to basketball experts, only the sky is the limit for Luka.
SOME UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT LUKA
- Most often he eats banana and flakes for breakfast.
- At the age of 9 he got his puppy, and according to his favorite cartoon he named it Nody.
- In his shoe cabinet there are 200 pairs of various sneakers.
- His favorite TV series are Friends.
- His favorite subject at school was mathematics.
- If he was not a basketball player, he would become a football player.
- The meal before the game is always pasta, most often with olive oil and garlic.
- His favorite holiday destination is the island Krk.
- As a child, he preferred to spend winter weekends on cross-country skiing on Krvavec.
- He prepares pasta with tuna the best.
- His favorite football club is Real Madrid.
- He loves adrenaline parks.
- Chemistry was the most difficult subject at school.
- He is a very good dancer, in the kindergarten he already attended a dance course.
- Mamma Mia is his favorite movie.