Luka Doncic was feeling the love from his favourite fan this week previous to Wednesday’s opener of the Western Convention Finals.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, at some point after the Mavericks destroyed the Suns in Recreation 7 of their second-round collection, Doncic’s longtime girlfriend, Anamaria Goltes, posted a selfie from Arizona as she modeled a Dallas T-shirt with the guard’s jersey quantity, 77.
Captioning the snap with a blue coronary heart, Doncic, 23, later replied to Goltes’ submit by dropping a crimson coronary heart as a substitute, based on a screenshot from Sideaction.com.
Regardless of Goltes’ supportive message, Doncic and the Mavericks dropped Recreation 1 towards the Warriors, 112-87. Doncic completed the sport with 20 factors, seven rebounds, and 4 assists, whereas turning the ball over seven occasions.
“I gotta be higher, that’s not me. I gotta be higher for the entire group,” Doncic said postgame.
Doncic and the Mavericks may have the chance to even the collection with Recreation 2 on Friday evening.
Ought to Goltes be in attendance for tipoff, it’s doubtless she’ll be sporting customized Doncic gear, very similar to she’s finished all through the playoffs. The style and way of life creator modeled a comfortable hoodie final month that featured Doncic’s quantity in a blue coronary heart, as well as a denim jacket with 77 stitched into the fabric.
Goltes and Doncic have been an merchandise for a number of years, with the 2 even crossing paths throughout their childhood.
“I answered this query like 1,000,000 occasions. We met once we had been 12 years outdated on the seaside in Croatia,” Goltes defined throughout an Instagram Q&A in 2020.
“Enjoyable truth: We nonetheless have the identical group of pals we had at the moment. You retain the true ones, am I proper?”