What does success look like for Luka Doncic and the Mavericks this season? | The Jump

11. feb. 2021
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Rachel Nichols delivers her daily monologue and reacts to the Dallas Mavericks vs. the Atlanta Hawks game. Richard Jefferson and Matt Barnes join the show to explain what success looks like for the Mavericks for the rest of this season.
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  • Richard is such an idiot! Yes, every team lost their starting 4 at the same time like the mavs... 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️But as usual disrespect to mavs...

    Till BerzelTill BerzelPred 7 dnevi
  • Yo Timmy was bang bang in the 4th vs the hawks 🔥🔥. When he’s aggressive man the Mavs are tough

    eioshen boboieioshen boboiPred 13 dnevi
  • Luka is the future face of the NBA so I think their future is safe

    ceerw butyceerw butyPred 14 dnevi
  • What do you expect if you’re setting a screen on a man that’s twice your size 🤣

    Sydney WilsonSydney WilsonPred 14 dnevi
  • Yall try to come up with so many excuses for Luka...Mavs just trash foh

    shawn pimpinshawn pimpinPred 17 dnevi
  • Demaciado bueno

    Israel RodriguezIsrael RodriguezPred 21 dnevom
  • Young is what, 22? That boy looks like he's about 45 lol.

    Bryan GBryan GPred 21 dnevom
    • They need a dominant post player

      ceerw butyceerw butyPred 14 dnevi
  • She hot tho.

    Happines With less SHappines With less SPred 21 dnevom
  • The premium clutch inexplicably realise because oil especially tame despite a profuse mosquito. entertaining, whimsical agreement

    patrick hammondpatrick hammondPred 21 dnevom
  • A champion of bald community👌😂😂😂

    luka krajncluka krajncPred 21 dnevom
  • If your own teammate pushes you into an opposing player, and then you flop on the ground while barely getting touched, it ain't a foul...

    Timothy ClayTimothy ClayPred 22 dnevi
  • Trae just fell. But he sold it well. And Cuban is a fool. If the National Anthem doesn't represent you, you are in the wrong country and need to leave.

    Timothy ClayTimothy ClayPred 22 dnevi
  • "dallas's start is not exactly PG"? is Rachel implying they are getting fucked?

    Junaid AhmadJunaid AhmadPred 22 dnevi
  • Dallas needs Beal.

    Kevin LeKevin LePred 22 dnevi
  • 4 straight wins. They will be in the playoffs and Luka will win the MVP.

    Kevin LeKevin LePred 22 dnevi
  • Rachel, the sports media’s voice of reason. Everyone going at the Mavs for losing so much, without taking in consideration the lack of players in their roster.. starting games with players that are currently in the G League bubble. Everyone in the starting lineup was out cuz of protocols, but finally someone addressed the real issue with the Mavs.... the whole squad finally showed up after the first 21 games of the season

    Héctor VegaHéctor VegaPred 22 dnevi
  • Yo Timmy was bang bang in the 4th vs the hawks 🔥🔥. When he’s aggressive man the Mavs are tough

    Patrick WilliamsPatrick WilliamsPred 22 dnevi
  • Rachel, please marry me!!

    Retro gaming aRetro gaming aPred 22 dnevi
  • Richard Jeffy you should be lebrons squire

    Christian FloresChristian FloresPred 23 dnevi
  • It's not WCS' fault.

    Christian Dela PenaChristian Dela PenaPred 23 dnevi
  • They need a dominant post player

    gerdan bombalesgerdan bombalesPred 23 dnevi
  • Probably not lower percentages and less wins

    Greg OstertagGreg OstertagPred 23 dnevi
  • 0:25 I know Max Nicholas finishes.

    jbuggjbuggPred 23 dnevi
  • bruh, that's not a foul. hahaha

    Sha ZuritaSha ZuritaPred 23 dnevi

    Alex S.Alex S.Pred 23 dnevi
  • How is Rachel Nichols 47 yrs old?

    Michael HolmesMichael HolmesPred 23 dnevi
  • Ummmm Luka isn’t in the top 10 in MVP voting if she checked 🙄. The mavs are still in 12th 😒

    Zendarius KincaidZendarius KincaidPred 23 dnevi
  • Man y’all don’t forget most the other teams hit bad by covid like the mavs get slot of games canceled the mavs only had one game canceled seems like they always ignore that fact

    Eric RiosEric RiosPred 23 dnevi
  • If only we gave as much attention to the unheralded teams that are winning as we do to the star players that are losing.

    Karim WoodKarim WoodPred 23 dnevi
  • Stephen A is trash

    rockyscarletrockyscarletPred 23 dnevi
  • I don't care for his team anymore. I care only for Luka. He should transfer to another team.

    rbysjti jhazzroucherrbysjti jhazzroucherPred 23 dnevi
    • Ur not a real basketball fan

      Till BerzelTill BerzelPred 7 dnevi
  • The honeymoon phase with Luka is over .. were in the relationship now, and it's still good but not where it can be.

    Julio CastroJulio CastroPred 23 dnevi
  • Pound the Rock? Sounds like Dwane Casey’s philosophy when he couched the Raptors 😅😅

    WackIsCrackWackIsCrackPred 23 dnevi
  • Trae Young definitely foul-baiting! And it's ruining the NBA.

    Rudie ObiasRudie ObiasPred 23 dnevi
  • Honestly what even is the point of kp has he even played half of an entire season his entire career? Its like hes out for most of it and when he gets to playoffs he just gets injured again. Other than that they has a rough start with covid, tough machups and luka not playing up to his standard. Its looking up though

    D:D:Pred 23 dnevi
  • Rachel simp on luka👉👈🥺

    GodFredo Con-elGodFredo Con-elPred 23 dnevi
  • Max Kellerman said they will win the title LOL. Cuban didn't buy anything at the start of the season so it will be pretty much everything on Lukas and KPs shoulders.

    ultra siskoultra siskoPred 23 dnevi
  • No one but the heat have dealt with major covid issues so Jefferson don't say that, KD is just one player

    AMind OfMineAMind OfMinePred 23 dnevi
    • Are u dumm?

      Till BerzelTill BerzelPred 7 dnevi
  • you mean a dude who 6’10 easily pushes over a dude whose under 6’0?? Of course 😂 Trae selling it way more than he needs to

    TheDarkHunter81TheDarkHunter81Pred 23 dnevi
  • Rachel doing them pushups lol

    KPKPPred 23 dnevi
  • "everybody is dealing with things" is true... but only the Heat has had to deal with THIS MUCH issues at the start of the season. AND thats why both Mavs and Heat are so supprisingly low. If no injuries... or other covid issues... both teams will make playoffs easy.

    doksdoksPred 23 dnevi
    • Another thing that I’ve noticed is most of the haters are fans of teams that are the same record or have a game above us although they’ve been healthy all year(unlike Dallas and Miami) so this is their chance to gloat a bit because once we get deep into the season they’ll be left behind like always.

      Vic CVic CPred 6 dnevi
    • @Maria Sealy preaching to the choir.. only Mavericks and heat fans know

      Vic CVic CPred 6 dnevi
    • The heat and the Mavs had to deal with a lot of changes beyond their control.

      Maria SealyMaria SealyPred 6 dnevi
    • Right you can’t compare a team loosing 1 player to a team loosing 5 lol you can tell these analysts don’t do their homework.

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
  • traceadkins

    jason Fullerjason FullerPred 24 dnevi
  • I got way too excited and had a top 4 seed expectation on them, but right now I just want them to make thw playoffs.

    Ellen SalumintaoEllen SalumintaoPred 24 dnevi
  • Yea the nets are dealing with stuff to rj but yet they have kd, harden, kyrie.... as long as they have those guys they’re fine. Mavs don’t have those guys

    Eric OlveraEric OlveraPred 24 dnevi
  • Man, I love Rachel! I could hear her talking for hours! Just so insightful

    SuperMario49 GamingSuperMario49 GamingPred 24 dnevi
  • Barely touched him. And you could see wcs barely touched him. Flop.

    Duncan CoughranDuncan CoughranPred 24 dnevi
  • Keep your head up for all Mavs fans out there. Winning a play-off series is more important than have a perfect regular season.

    Macky John NoelMacky John NoelPred 24 dnevi
  • WCF appearance would be nice

    Boss Lax316Boss Lax316Pred 24 dnevi
    • Keep hope alive lol

      Ray ThomasRay ThomasPred 23 dnevi
  • I think some nba players said Luka dominating the ball so much wouldn't work

    IAmSeanPainIAmSeanPainPred 24 dnevi
  • Imagine how many girls who started to watch nba because of luka 😍 I’m one of them 👩‍⚖️

    Hyder77Hyder77Pred 24 dnevi
  • That wasn't a foul. You set a screen on a man's blind side twice your size, you get what's coming to you.

    HereticHereticPred 24 dnevi
    • @ultra sisko Maybe. Hard to tell what would have happened if it was set where Trae could be seen. Trae likes his flopping too. So, tough call to make. As it was, it probably should have been called an illegal screen. I like the no-call better personally.

      HereticHereticPred 23 dnevi
    • Had the guy seen him that could have been a foul.

      ultra siskoultra siskoPred 23 dnevi
  • *What was Rachel saying? I was fixated on somethings else...*

    JustMoseyinAroundJustMoseyinAroundPred 24 dnevi
  • I love these rachel sports monologues

    Caleb JohnsonCaleb JohnsonPred 24 dnevi
  • They need to make playoffs

    Allen CarpenterAllen CarpenterPred 24 dnevi
  • "A champion of the bald community" ctfu

    King FrizzKing FrizzPred 24 dnevi
  • Rachel is probably the most contextual analyst in sports right now and she is one of few that actually provide a logical take on the current status of the Mavs. Thank you Rachel and team!

    Daniel DahlingerDaniel DahlingerPred 24 dnevi
  • sign Kyle Korver, they need a 3 point specialist.

    Keith GardnerKeith GardnerPred 24 dnevi
    • We need somebody with a killer attitude like Jeffrey dahmer etc.

      B JB JPred 23 dnevi
    • They need a 3&D guy

      ntonio_c_dntonio_c_dPred 23 dnevi
  • I really starting to hate how Trae plays the game

    David OlubiyiDavid OlubiyiPred 24 dnevi
  • Luka must take the same shape of the bubble, that version was absolutly brutal ownin Giannis and Kawhi/PG.

    Alberto Lorenzo PérezAlberto Lorenzo PérezPred 24 dnevi
    • @Ray Thomas exactly

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
    • @Vic CIts alot of players that never won a rings who also was just 21 once a time ago.U never know he could get hurt u know how the nba is.

      Ray ThomasRay ThomasPred 23 dnevi
    • @Ray Thomas I mean only 1 team can win the chip so that goes for any team not named the Lakers. Lukas only 21.

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
    • @Vic C Just don't have your hopes too high this year

      Ray ThomasRay ThomasPred 23 dnevi
    • @Ray Thomas okay but still beat them

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
  • There was no fault pleaseee

    Diestro TerreroDiestro TerreroPred 24 dnevi
  • Ummm the mavs shouldn't have won that game so this shld be irrelevant clearly a foul and the hawks getting screwed by the refs once again

    Sam YorksSam YorksPred 24 dnevi
    • Running into a screen is not a foul. Also Trae Young flopped.

      Karl DandletonKarl DandletonPred 23 dnevi
  • As a Mavericks fan this is bad

    Martavious TisbyMartavious TisbyPred 24 dnevi
  • Luka & KP must click together & they will be a playoff team if not the Mavs are in trouble

    Chuck HauserChuck HauserPred 24 dnevi
  • Richard Jefferson, champion of the bald community 😂😂

    Cillian HoranCillian HoranPred 24 dnevi
  • Rj has been a champion of the bald community for 20 years!! Respect

    Greg RicciardiGreg RicciardiPred 24 dnevi
  • It was actually 4 players out for health & safety protocol/COVID, not 3

    J.R. MasonJ.R. MasonPred 24 dnevi
    • @J.R. Mason just checked Brunson was out for 4 games.

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
    • @Vic C No, Brunson wasn’t out.

      J.R. MasonJ.R. MasonPred 23 dnevi
    • Wasn’t it 5? DFS Richardson Brunson Powell Kleber?

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
  • Lol Trae Young really trying to flop his way to wins huh? Did he learn nothing from Hardens constant playoff let downs?

    No NameNo NamePred 24 dnevi
  • they really wanted to win like that? on a trae flop away from the ball. gtfo.

    loco mixerloco mixerPred 24 dnevi
  • 5 players not 3

    FeboFeboPred 24 dnevi
  • Anywhere in the top 8 for the west is good enough for me. The team is just not good enough to actually be a contender. Any real fan should’ve already knew this coming into the season.

    Max Is Blacker Than MeMax Is Blacker Than MePred 24 dnevi
    • Its alot of luka fanboys that didn"t c it real mavs fans know it take time.

      Ray ThomasRay ThomasPred 23 dnevi
  • The raspy objective collectively man because greek therapeutically lock via a fat faulty height. shiny, natural destruction

    Sean LiSean LiPred 24 dnevi
  • The consistency of Rachel’s cleavage from one show to another is ridiculously consistent. That’s not by accident ; )

    Ethan HuangEthan HuangPred 24 dnevi
    • Thank you for noticing the most important thing. She needs to be on b l a c k e d dot com. Dredd and Rachel

      Joy FaithJoy FaithPred 23 dnevi
    • More consistent than Mavericks' offense.

      Shaheed MalikShaheed MalikPred 24 dnevi
  • Shutting knicks fans up 😂😂

    Jaylen GrayJaylen GrayPred 24 dnevi
  • Luka Doncic has few weaknesses as an offensive player. One could point to his 3PT shooting, but even that’s not really a weakness as he is a willing shooter, and can make them when they matter. Luka Doncic is a genius who can break down any defense, and the game just comes naturally for a player of his caliber. Luka Doncic does a lot for the Mavericks, although it hasn’t shown in the wins column. The Dallas Mavericks could still turn it around with Luka Doncic leading the way. They were a solid team last season, and they should hopefully get on track soon. For the Mavericks to be at their best, they have to harness all of Luka Doncic’s ability, as he is their present and their future.

    Pamplona ChristianPamplona ChristianPred 24 dnevi
  • Love Luka but he’s gotta stop crying for fouls every time he gets touched.

    Scott -OScott -OPred 24 dnevi
  • Mavs will not make the playoffs this year.

    HumbleRumbleHumbleRumblePred 24 dnevi
  • 103rd comment

    javier book shadows contributor dujavier book shadows contributor duPred 24 dnevi
  • The mavs are 2 games behind being the 4th seed and we had the worst possible start of the season, we chillen

    PURGE-SZNPURGE-SZNPred 24 dnevi
    • Yall Trash

      shawn pimpinshawn pimpinPred 17 dnevi
    • 1.5 out of 8th, 3.5 out of 4th at the moment.

      Mylo the Zoo-loving ScientistMylo the Zoo-loving ScientistPred 22 dnevi
    • you mean 8th seed

      GozillaGozillaPred 23 dnevi
  • ESPN and all media make such a big deal about losing Seth Curry. They apparently don't watch any games because Seth was coming off the bench for the most part last year. He wasn't that big of an impact player for the Mavs.

    julesjordanjulesjordanPred 24 dnevi
    • Exactly ...

      VERSE verseVERSE versePred 23 dnevi
  • Rachael is annoyingly beautiful 😍😍😍

    Mr. TysonMr. TysonPred 24 dnevi
    • @U Rachel is fine

      Mr. TysonMr. TysonPred 23 dnevi
    • not at all

      UUPred 23 dnevi
  • They lost curry and cialis who was the offense coach. It's time 4 Rick to be fired get Sam Cassell

    God UniversalGod UniversalPred 24 dnevi
  • All of you guys in the media were saying they are the second best team in the west and Luka was the best pg in the league why has the narrative changed so quickly

    Nadia DaskalovaNadia DaskalovaPred 24 dnevi
    • Covid

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
  • Keep sleeping on the Mavs, they get Karl Anthony Towns btw..

    Donny DixemDonny DixemPred 24 dnevi
  • Appreciate y'all giving us some love. This season has been ROUGH

    suprcrzysuprcrzyPred 24 dnevi
  • LMAOOO "champion of the bald community"

    Matt BurtMatt BurtPred 24 dnevi
  • If he’s as great as people say he better at least be the 8th seed.

    3rd Level Intellect3rd Level IntellectPred 24 dnevi
    • You do realize his team has been gone? Like they barely just got their team back. Not even Lebron can carry the Lakers without AD. And that team has been healthy. Would Be a different story if Luka had a full team the whole time

      AMind OfMineAMind OfMinePred 23 dnevi
    • Bro, people been saying "Book is a top 5 SG in the league". Can you tell me his playoff stats?.. right, he hasn't made it yet he's been in the league 6 years.

      Tyler SullivanTyler SullivanPred 24 dnevi
    • Bro, people been saying "Book is a top 5 SG in the league". Can you tell me his playoff stats?.. right, he hasn't made it yet he's been in the league 6 years.

      Tyler SullivanTyler SullivanPred 24 dnevi
  • The main problem of the mavs is that only Luka is stable. Everyone one else is off and on... you never know who will be on the next time.

    KaukoKaukoPred 24 dnevi
    • Stable in turnovers maybe. None of the Mavs have been good so far. But lets face it, their season began like a week ago, everything else before that was a mess.

      doksdoksPred 23 dnevi
    • Lukas having a lot of tough games too, he's even said he's not playing well. He's down in %s and is having a hard time for long stretches. Everyone's gotta step up

      Let Me Get UhhhLet Me Get UhhhPred 24 dnevi
  • I’ve never seen mfs force a player on a losing team that plays NO defense this hard.

    So long Space CowboySo long Space CowboyPred 24 dnevi
  • Man, the media really pushing this Luka MVP nonsense hard lol. I don't remember a time so much attention was put on an 11th seed lol.

    Jason ForesterJason ForesterPred 24 dnevi
    • @Vantian Hergheligiu Get in the post more and grab more rebounds

      Ray ThomasRay ThomasPred 22 dnevi
    • @Ray Thomas Get KP to play like Kareem and see how this story ends.

      Vantian HergheligiuVantian HergheligiuPred 22 dnevi
    • @Ray Thomas that was 40 years ago , they can’t keep talking about that. Luka brings in the views which equals $$ only makes sense they keep talking about him

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
    • @Vic C magic won a ring at 20 at the center spot

      Ray ThomasRay ThomasPred 23 dnevi
    • It’s because some people are realistic and understand the Mavericks situation. If not for Covid Mavericks would definitely be 4/5 seed easily. Imagine Luka a 21 year old doing this in his 3rd year. He already did it last year. But he can’t do it by him self. Having 3 starters out and 2 important bench players for about 3 weeks really hurt them. That’s when they went on the loosing streak. Look at the starting lineup all g league players besides Luka and KP(which was playing limited minutes)

      Vic CVic CPred 24 dnevi
  • Thank you Rachel for providing much needed context on why the Mavs have struggled thus far. Every other media personal has labelled them a disappointment blaming their shooting and defense, which I'll be honest has been under par but these are the real factors contributing to their bad record

    Matt CouldwellMatt CouldwellPred 24 dnevi
    • @Vic C FAx

      Dak PrescottDak PrescottPred 22 dnevi
    • Wish she would had her facts straight though. We were missing 5 players due to Covid. Brunson J Rich DFS Kleber Powell And KP missed the first 9 games too.

      Vic CVic CPred 23 dnevi
  • That’s my mavs!

    mlortiz06mlortiz06Pred 24 dnevi
  • No ref is calling that. They are NOT going to have the game decided by a flop and free throws. I hate Trey Youngs flopping style.

    Steven OSteven OPred 24 dnevi
  • They’re playing basketball right now?

    Peter McconnellPeter McconnellPred 24 dnevi
  • Making the playoffs?

    William BaiWilliam BaiPred 24 dnevi
  • I think I'm good if Lou gets inserted into the starting lineup if PG is still out a few more games. But we need PG by Wed next week. We got Utah twice and then Brooklyn.

    GOATGOATPred 24 dnevi
  • National anthem is played before game for everyone, some people, don’t want it. Yeah, and some people don’t want to obey the law, and some people don’t wanna pay their taxes, and some people don’t want to go to work, and some people don’t want,you get it

    Peter McconnellPeter McconnellPred 24 dnevi
  • Rachel is looking like Mrs. Garett from facts of life.

    shlidgn90shlidgn90Pred 24 dnevi
  • If the Mavs win a playoff series this year, I’d count that as a success 🤷🏻‍♂️

    BossMan SportsBossMan SportsPred 24 dnevi
    • Yeah

      Russell Westbrook yelling at woman and childrenRussell Westbrook yelling at woman and childrenPred 24 dnevi
  • If Lou struggles, he's going to get traded. There is no ands, ifs, or buts about it. His struggle has been going on too long. He needs to remain consistent. This is his best chance winning a ring.

    GOATGOATPred 24 dnevi
  • 2nd round tbh, everything else is a fail for them I think.

    Russell Westbrook yelling at woman and childrenRussell Westbrook yelling at woman and childrenPred 24 dnevi
    • Would be true if Covid wouldn’t have handicapped them the 1st half of the year. They would of been 4-5 if it wasn’t for that. The players weren’t even injured just out due to Covid.

      Vic CVic CPred 24 dnevi