Luka Doncic vs. Terance Mann is one of the most random, yet consistent beefs in the entire NBA. Since the 2018-19 pre-season, Mann and Doncic have launched almost every time they have faced each other. Whether it’s preseason, regular season, or the playoffs, these two have been there. In the Clippers’ win over Luka and the Mavs on Saturday, it was no different.
Doncic and Mann were technically double faulted in the 4th quarter of Saturday’s game, and when asked about the decision after the game, Luka said “the easiest thing for referees to do is give doubles technical fouls, which I disagree with. When a guy tweets at me the whole game, the first thing I answer and the refs give a double technical. I don’t think I deserve that. If he tweets all the game, at some point I have to say something. If someone was talking to you, I think you would say the same thing.”
For Mann, he took a much more low-key approach when asked about the rivalry between him and Luka Doncic. “It’s between the lines, man. He’s a competitor, he’s a great player. We have the same agent, so it’s nothing. It’s between the lines. We go over there and we we’re competitive, we both want to win. It gets choppy sometimes, but it’s just love to try and win the game.”
Mann added that neither he nor Doncic were going to back down from each other, pointing out that the two were more concerned with winning the game, which the Clippers did in this one.
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