The Phoenix Suns are hosting the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA’s second primetime game of the evening on ESPN.
Neither the Suns nor the Mavs are expected to be contenders in 2018-19, but both squads do feature some really promising rookies in DeAndre Ayton and Luka Doncic.
Doncic, of course, starred overseas in Europe before coming over to the NBA. The Mavericks traded up in the 2018 NBA Draft to get him.
Draft Night was a big one for the Doncic family. Both Luka and his mother were making headlines.
A tweet from Golden State Warriors star Andre Iguodala went viral regarding the topic:
— Ai (@andre) June 21, 2018
The Mavericks and the Suns, meanwhile, are playing on ESPN. Phoenix has an early 24-16 lead.