... Nikola Jokic Marries Long Time Girlfriend Natalija Macesic. We also have stipulations, trepidations and fears. COVID Briefs: Dia De Los Muertos Takes On New Meaning. Shug’s To Spread Authentic New York-Style Bagels In Dallas. When Doncic missed seven consecutive games in early February, Porzingis became more aggressive than he’d been during a similar stretch in December. the 7-foot-3 Latvian told the press he was worried about playing too selfishly, Porzingis spoke to the media about his growing connection with Doncic, Song Of The Day: Mandolin Nicole – “Myself”. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Still, it was very clearly Doncic’s house — with his rules. Doncic is an incredible scorer, but he can’t do all the team’s scoring on his own. Mark Cuban Sweeps In, Gets Delonte West Off Street. What Your Favorite Dallas Stars Sweater Says About Your Music Taste. Or will they crumble under the pressure? Jokic was in shape at the beginning of the season, just in a shooting slump. When these two were paired up last season, Porzingis was definitely the one that was going to move in with his partner, and not the other way around. But as the 2019-2020 NBA season has gone on, Porzingis has figured out how to fit in and stand out as an offensive threat. Jokic: 20-25 pounds. Feelings are difficult to quantify or to put into words. If we compare them to other star duos in their same age range right now, it’s not a stretch to say that they’re already the standard-bearer. But they also play 80 percent of their on-court minutes together with all-star starter Kemba Walker, who is far better than anyone Doncic and Porzingis have playing next to them. Star NBA duos tend to work a lot like marriages — in some cases, arranged ones. September 23, 2020. Bar Raised: Dallas Spent $47.8M On Booze In September 2020. That doesn’t seem like a lot, but small figures like that one add up – especially when the remaining three duos all outscore their opponents by six points per 100 possessions or more. Some big questions loom. Some big questions loom. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. For the Mavericks to reach their full potential, they need Porzingis to become the scoring threat that he proved himself as being when he became an all-star in New York — and then some. Add in the simple fact that Doncic and Porzingis are leading a playoff contender in the Western Conference, and their efforts are more impressive than what Tatum and Brown are doing on an Eastern Conference playoff team that has Walker leading the way. Call us romantic, but we think these crazy kids just might make it. While you could argue that both young Celtics players are better at this point than Porzingis, Doncic is likely the best talent among them all. They’ve certainly played a lot together, and have a net rating of 7.4, which is actually better than Doncic and Porzingis’ net rating of 6.5. More important, Doncic seems to have learned what Porzingis was hesitant to acknowledge he’d been seeking in their relationship; in the pair’s first game back together in a win over the Sacramento Kings on February 12, Doncic and Porzingis played one of their best games ever together as a duo. Like any relationship, almost everything in an NBA marriage boils down to communication. Will their on-court marriage take more time to develop into a playoff-ready, successful pairing? O njegovom ljubavnom životu malo se zna, ali je ipak svima poznato da uživa u ljubavi sa Natalijom Mačešić, sa kojom je u vezi od 2013. godine i koja mu je ogromna podrška u karijeri. Posted by. The Mavs were winning games, and had one of the best offenses in NBA history to boot. And since none of them have even been all-stars, we can cross them off of our list as contenders for the Best Young Duo In The NBA throne. Will their on-court marriage take more time to develop into a … In December, even when Doncic was about to miss a couple games due to injury and open up the scoring chances for Porzingis as the unquestioned main offensive weapon the the team, the 7-foot-3 Latvian told the press he was worried about playing too selfishly: “We want to keep this offensive system going,” he said. 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In this run of games, he averaged almost 29 points per game, and played well against four almost-certain playoff teams. Shocking Poll: Texans Love Whataburger, HEB & Queso. Q&A: Dallas’ Cooper Raiff Talks His Debut Film, ‘Shithouse’. More important, his game communicated what his words previously hadn’t. And slowly these things are starting to click. And he’s really starting to find me in those spots where I’m comfortable, in that midrange area. (Also, the landlord would visit every couple of days to rearrange all of Porzingis’ furniture.). But some communications matter more than others. Nikola Jokic (24) & Jamal Murray (22), Denver Nuggets; Through the end of this season and beyond, we’re going to learn a lot more about Doncic and Porzingis’ potential as a star duo in the NBA. Because, as noted earlier, communication is paramount in any marriage. That’s why there’s reason to believe that this marriage will be a successful one: Doncic and Porzingis are just beginning to scratch the surface of their talent and chemistry, and they’re only now starting to communicate what each side needs on the court. In most regards, a basketball marriage is the same. (Image via Instagram) ADVERTISEMENT. They’re only just starting to figure out how to play together. ... Serbian newspapers just published that Joker married his long time girlfriend Natalija Maćešić in his hometown of Sombor, Serbia earlier today. The honeymoon phase for this twosome may be on its way toward ending, with real-world implications looming around the bend. Everything seems to be go. It can be hard to narrow down what matters — because, well, we can’t just play two-on-two games just to decide who’s better. “He’s also kind of getting used to playing with me. Also: In the 933 minutes Morant and Jackson have shared on the court this season, the Grizzlies are getting outscored by 0.5 points per 100 possessions. Trae Young (21) & John Collins (22), Atlanta Hawks, Devin Booker (23) & Deandre Ayton (21), Phoenix Suns, Domantas Sabonis (23) & Myles Turner (23), Indiana Pacers, De’Aaron Fox (22) & Marvin Bagley (20), Sacramento Kings, Bam Adebayo (22) & Kendrick Nunn (24), Miami Heat, Zion Williamson (19) & Brandon Ingram (22), New Orleans Pelicans, Karl-Anthony Towns (24) & D’Angelo Russell (23), Minnesota Timberwolves, Ja Morant (20) & Jaren Jackson Jr. (20), Memphis Grizzlies, Jayson Tatum (21) & Jaylen Brown (23), Boston Celtics, Nikola Jokic (24) & Jamal Murray (22), Denver Nuggets. Through the end of this season and beyond, we’re going to learn a lot more about Doncic and Porzingis’ potential as a star duo in the NBA. The Denver Nuggets center married longtime girlfriend (now wife) Natalija Macesic. Three Questions About The Dallas Mavericks’ Return To Action. Nikola Jokic marries longtime girlfriend Natalija Macesic Nikola Jokic had a big reason to celebrate on Saturday. Millennial Icon Kristin Cavallari To Open Deep Ellum Shop. 1.5k. Osim što dominira NBA ligom i što je Denver Nagetse odveo do najboljeg starta u istoriji, slavni srpski košarkaš Nikola Jokić (25) beleži uspehe i na privatnom planu.