Luka Doncic is putting together his most impressive MVP case yet.

And he’s doing so because the Dallas Mavericks have failed to surround him with substantial help outside of Christian Wood. It’s the lack of talent on the roster, following a trip to the Western Conference Finals that has NBA analyst and personality Bill Simmons believing that Doncic may not be in Dallas in five years.

“5 years from now what team is Luka Doncic on?” Simmons pondered. “I think it’s going to be really hard for them to put a good enough team around him. We know the law of the NBA. At some point, the guy just starts looking around. I think they’re on the clock… The Brunson game was a really dangerous game to play with this… the league is just getting better and better… How many years will he be happy… If he did switch teams for some reason I feel like it’s Miami”

Doncic has shown no indication of wanting to leave Dallas. He is in the first year of his five-year extension he signed last summer. And following a successful run in the playoffs, Dallas earned some time with Doncic. Though the clock is ticking, it isn’t winding down.

Additionally, Dallas has been active in the trade market. Recently, it was reported that Dallas is making a push to bring in Detroit’s  Bojan Bogdanovic.

“The Dallas Mavericks are on the list, but one source said the Pistons would demand the Mavericks’ 2027 first-round pick (probably with a player like Davis Bertans, whose contract isn’t pretty).”

However, the Mavericks are still far off from actually securing Bogdanovic. Until then, Doncic is going to be a one-man band, putting up impressive performances merely to stay afloat.

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