Mirjam Poterbin Biography
Luka Doncic’s mom a basketball coach and former basketball player. Dončić’s mother is Slovenian. Mirjam Poterbin, owner of beauty salons. At Monday night’s NBA Awards 2019 show from Los Angeles, the first prize of the night went to Dallas Mavericks’ player Luka Doncic. He picked up the annual Rookie of the Year award, beating out the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young and Phoenix Suns’ DeAndre Ayton.
Luka Doncic Rookie of the Year 2018-19
Doncic was selected unanimously to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and won Rookie of the Year for the (ROTY) 2018–19 season. Following his naming as ROTY, Her mother posted on her Instagram Account: I couldn’t be more proud of my son Congrats Roty 2019
Luka Doncic wins Rookie of the Year, beating out Ben Simmons! ? pic.twitter.com/KLxsWeLSg1
— In The Paint News (@InThePaintNews) June 25, 2019
Who is Luka Doncic’s mom Mirjam Poterbin?
Luka Doncic’s mother originally grabbed the spotlight during the 2018 NBA Draft event as she turned heads. His mother is Mirjam Poterbin of Slovenian descent.
Mirjam Poterbin Divorce
She was originally married to Serbian Sasa Doncic, but the couple divorced in 2008. Poterbin ended up with legal custody of Doncic.
Mirjam Poterbin Instagram
Poterbin is active on social media through her Instagram account @mirjampoterbin which includes several photos with her son. She’s also a loyal Dallas Mavericks fan as one might expect.
As actress/comedian Tiffany Haddish and brand new NBA rookie RJ Barrett announced Doncic as the winner, he was seen giving a kiss to his girlfriend and getting a hug from his mother.
Doncic picked up the hardware for a sensational season in which he averaged 21.1 points, 7.8 rebounds, and six assists per game. His team finished at 33-49 but with Kristaps Porzingis as part of the young core, they appear to be a squad on the rise for next season.
Mirjam Poterbin Career
Doncic comes from athletic genes. His mother was a former hurdler and dancer, while his father played pro basketball in Europe. Poterbin believes that what makes her son a special player is his ability to stay present at the moment, and put all his efforts into the current game.
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Mirjam Poterbin Ex-Husband (Sasa Doncic)
Doncic grew up going to games in Ljubljana where his father, Sasa Doncic, played pro basketball for the top club. Doncic would be the ball boy and mop the floor during his father’s games. His parents split up when Doncic was just eight years old, and his mother became his primary caretaker.
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Mirjam Poterbin Boyfriend
In 2018 the NBA Draft, there was some speculation Doncic would miss attending the draft as he was playing in Europe, but Doncic was able to attend. According to ESPN, Doncic was planning to attend the draft with his mom, mother’s boyfriend and grandmother all in New York for the festivities. Which makes it probable that she has a boyfriend.
Mama Mirjam Poterbin in dekle Anamaria Goltes sta ga sicer spremljali na gala dogodku, prav tako babica Milena Poterbin in agent Quique Villalobos.
— Časnik Delo (@Delo) June 25, 2019