• The NBA has seen a uptake of foreign players in recent years
  • Slovenian forward Luka Doncic is one of the best young talents in the league
  • Doncic is on track to forging a legendary career

From MVPs like Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki, it's no longer uncommon to see stars from all over the world grace the NBA's stages. One of the biggest young talents to have emerged from nowhere into superstardom has been Slovenian point guard Luka Doncic. Doncic erupted into the NBA scene just a few years ago and is widely considered one of the best ball players in the world today.

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But how did Luka Doncic rise to basketball prominence? Here's a look back at his meteoric rise to stardom: Luka Doncic was born in Ljubljana. Doncic shone as a youth player for Union Olimpija when he was just a boy. But his height set some obstacles for him along the way. He bloomed a bit later than other boys and had to rely on his talent to make it in sports...

Watch the video above to learn more!