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Luka Doncic rates The Jay Team best duo in the NBA

 The best duo in the entire NBA? Mavericks star, Luka Doncic, thinks it is the pairing of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown (per Yardbarkers Darryn Albert):

Luka: “They’re probably the No. 1 team (Celtics) in the league, and they probably have the best duo (Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown)  in the league too,” he said of Boston, per ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. “And we’re in the Garden. It’s always a special game. You have to come 100 percent. If you’re not, you’re probably going to lose. It’s a big game.”

The Celtics star duo bested another standout pair in Boston's 116-110 win over ther Clippers last night. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard need to be mentioned in any such discussion.

The same with the 76'ers Joel Embiid and James Harden - Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kris Middleton (Milwaukee) - and Lebron James and Anthony Davis (Lakers). But when both Tatum and Brown are on their games - raining jump shots down on opponents and getting to the rim - they often seem unbeatable.

One thing seems certain. In the world of basketball fantasy, if a GM had to choose one of these pairs on which to build a franchise for the future, the choice would almost-certainly be The Jay Team. Their youth, skill set, athleticism and versatility set them above all other duos in the League.

Quick thought on Luka Doncic: He may the most-skilled player in the entire NBA. I often wonder how good he might be with enhanced athleticism - or has his lack of it led to the skill level he has attained. Not sure on the answer.


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