“Luka Doncic got done dirty, his PE’s look like off brand Steph Curry’s!”: Dallas superstar unveiled his first exclusive sneaker against the Utah Jazz and the fans don’t like it

Arun Sharma
|Published April 24, 2022

Luka Doncic has been one of the biggest names Jordan brand has signed in the near past – they just gave him his exclusive. 

Ever since Luka Doncic came into the league in 2018, he has been a revelation. Sacramento Kings must be kicking themselves every day that they chose Marvin Bagley over him. Since winning the rookie of the year in 2019, his level of superstardom only rose.

With each passing game, the fans of the Dallas man kept asking for a player exclusive shoe, just like Zion Williamson got his. After years of asking, JB finally agreed to it and decided to give him his line. While Jordan was known to make epic shoes for Michael Jordan himself, the other people under the umbrella have not been as blessed.

Luka seems to be one of the latest victims of that lineage because his shoes while being packed chock full of tech, also look like they could off the wall in any retail store. They look so bland and NBA fans had a lot to say about them. Making their debut against the Utah Jazz, fans were less than impressed, to say the least.

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Luka Doncic deserves better – he’s been putting two organizations on his back for a while

A superstar like Luka Doncic deserves a little more flair than a black and white version of a Steph Curry 8 lookalike. Sure it may be packed with tech from the future, but come on. The biggest design team in the world could only come up with this?

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Even Chris Paul or Carmelo Anthony have not got their line of sneakers, despite being with them for the longest of times. It looks like the new-age players may have escaped that route, but have not

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There should be some kind of rule that the NBA has set because almost every new shoe to come out has been out in a black and white colorway. Would you not want your new model to come in the most flattering color scheme to sell the most.

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What is with big dudes opting for low tops? From Kevin Durant to Giannis Antetokounmpo, all of the tall guys have at least one low top in their repertoire. Have they not seen what Kobe Bryant had gone through? Have they not had injuries similar to that themselves? Why do they approve designs that do not make sense for them to be physically safe?

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Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma is an NBA Editor at The SportsRush. A double degree holder and a digital marketer by trade, Arun has always been a sports buff. He fell in love with the sport of basketball at a young age and has been a Lakers fan since 2006. What started as a Kobe Bryant obsession slowly turned into a lifelong connection with the purple and gold. Arun has been an ardent subscriber to the Mamba mentality and has shed tears for a celebrity death only once in his life. He believes January 26, 2020, was the turning point in the passage of time because Kobe was the glue holding things together. From just a Lakers bandwagoner to a basketball fanatic, Arun has spent 16 long years growing up along with the league. He thinks Stephen Curry has ruined basketball forever, and the mid-range game is a sight to behold. Sharma also has many opinions about football (not the American kind), F1, MotoGP, tennis, and cricket.

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