Publish date:

How To Watch Mavs' Luka Doncic In Tokyo Olympics

Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic will look to lead Slovenia in a historic run during the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Here is the schedule for each of the team's games and how to watch.

DALLAS - While it will be months until the Dallas Mavericks return to action, Luka Doncic will soon take the floor for Slovenia in part of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. 

Doncic put together a historic effort in the qualifying games in order to clinch a spot for Slovenia in the Tokyo Games. 

The incredible play from Doncic in the Olympic qualifying tournament was highlighted by him recording 31 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists against Lithuania, who has Jonas Valanciunas and Domantas Sabonis. 

READ MORE: ‘NBA Loyalty’: How It Works For Dirk, Giannis - And Luka, Too

"We're making history for our country," Doncic said, via Associated Press. "We can just go up from here."

The fact that Slovenia, a country with a population of roughly two million citizens, even qualified for the Olympics is unprecedented. This is the country's first ever appearance for men's basketball. 

"It's just one of the best feelings," Doncic said. "We worked hard for this."

Recommended Articles

Kyle Lowry
Play

Helping Luka Doncic: Dragic, Conley, Lowry or Bledsoe?

The Dallas Mavericks aim to find a secondary ball handler next to Luka Doncic. Here are some of the key NBA free agency options.

luka kawhi
Play

Kawhi Pipe-Dream Dead; Here’s Mavs’ Next Move

The Dallas Mavericks appear to be moving on from the Kawhi Leonard pipe-dream. Here is the Mavs' next offseason priority.

josh rich ro
Play

Mavs Offering Josh Richardson In Trade Talks

DBcom has reported before that one way to re-build this roster is to part with Richardson. That time might be coming.

Slovenia ended up being slotted in Group C and will end up facing off against Argentina, Japan, and Spain. 

READ MORE: Mavs Owner Mark Cuban Has A Message For Former Cowboy Cole Beasley

All of these games can be streamed on the NBCUniversal Peacock app while Game 1 is also on CNBC and Game 3 is on USA. 

  • Group Game 1: vs. Argentina, July 25 at 11:40 p.m. CT 
  • Group Game 2: vs. Japan, July 28 at 11:40 p.m. CT 
  • Group Game 3: vs. Spain, Aug. 1 at 3:20 a.m. CT 

If Slovenia were to advance beyond group play, they would play on Aug. 3 in the Quarterfinals. The potential opponent remains unknown until group play reaches its end. 

  • Quarterfinals: vs. TBA, Aug. 3 at TBA
  • Semifinals: vs. TBA, Aug. 5 at TBA
  • Bronze medal game: vs. TBA, Aug. 7 at 6:00 a.m. CT
  • Gold medal game: vs. TBA, Aug. 6 at 9:30 p.m. CT

The Olympics will be a prime opportunity for Luka Doncic to continue to showcase his talent but this time on a global stage. If he can carry Slovenia on a deep run, it could be one of the more unprecedented achievements on this stage.

READ MORE: Kobe Saw It, LeBron Praises It, Giannis Wins It: NBA Finals