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Luka Doncic’s Overwatch 2 Performance After Thunder Loss Leads To Heavy Trolling From NBA Twitter

Luka Doncic has taken the league by storm since being drafted in 2018. He was also one of the finalists for the MVP awards this season. The top scorer of the regular season seems to have a habit of being in the top rankings. This time, however, it’s something other than basketball. While the Mavericks’ path to the Conference Finals looks bright after the OKC Thunder handed them a 22-point drubbing, the Slovenian appears to be reeling from Game 2.

With so much going on in Doncic’s life, it’s hard to imagine how anyone with his schedule ever gets the time to engage in a hobby, let alone master it.

But somehow, Luka managed to do just that, as the Dallas guard recently posted a photo on his Instagram of himself reaching a Top 500 position in the popular FPS game ‘Overwatch 2’.

While Luka was Certainly proud of his performance, fans were far from happy. They even decided to troll him, as one fan wrote: “This is why SGA dominates him.”

Another X user took a closer look at Doncic’s 3-point shooting percentage, saying: “My goat, increase the 3-point percentage, please”

Luckily for Doncic, there were a few fans who recognized the 25-year-old’s achievement, as one user responded to the news by saying: “Not surprised. Professional athletes tend to be decent gamers; dedication and a willingness to improve are immutable qualities.”

For a fan favorite like Doncic, receiving hate and backlash is new, but it makes sense. He posted this after the Mavericks dropped Game 1 of their series to OKC, and fans didn’t seem to enjoy his laid-back attitude after the loss.

Making matters worse, Donic finished with 19 points, the second-lowest score during this postseason run. The Maverick backcourt wasn’t performing and the fans were vocal about it.

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‘Overwatch’ seems to be quite popular among NBA players, as stars like Ben Simmons, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Davis have also been putting in long hours. Despite the hate, Luka seems to be strong in his love for the game, even if he sometimes gets caught in strange situations.

It’s not easy being Luka Doncic, even virtually

You might imagine that being a celebrity has no downsides, but a lack of personal space and anonymity are clear arguments against it. Just ask Doncic, who, while playing a game of “Overwatch,” encountered some fans at a game last year and was subsequently bombarded with questions. A snippet of the interaction was posted on X.

The whole fiasco started last year when the five-time All-Star hopped onto an online Overwatch server to kick back and relax. His teammates started asking him some questions, and Donic hilariously continued to answer them truthfully, even revealing that he plays for the Dallas Mavericks.

His teammates were in disbelief and some even doubted Doncic’s claims, but #77 for Dallas stood his ground and continued to reveal his identity truthfully. The sniper’s teammates eventually identified him, leading to the entire stream going viral.