DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks celebrity Luka Doncic, who’s pledged to prevent an automatic one-game suspension by being called because of his 16th technical foul of this year, acknowledged Thursday that he’s been”whining way too much.”

Doncic addressed the problem through his postgame interview using the TNT team following the Mavericks’ 113-109 triumph within the Brooklyn Nets and elaborated at a digital media accessibility minutes afterwards.

“I recognize that it,” Doncic explained. “It is something which I am not supposed to perform. [It is hard ] with the emotions in matches, but obviously I have to stop. It is just difficult for me to the court along with all the feelings, but I recognize it and I have got to work with it. It is hard to get it done, but I have got to work on it and also be far better than that.”

Doncic made similar remarks in December 2019, stating,”I have only got to learn how to calm down myself and proceed on to another play.”

Though Doncic was known as for 16 technical fouls this year, the one that he obtained for crying,”And-1!” Through an April 2 triumph on the New York Knicks was later rescinded from the league office and doesn’t rely on his official complete.

Players are automatically suspended for a match after getting 16 technical fouls from the regular season, and each two technical fouls then outcome in a different one-game suspension. Those totals don’t carry over in the playoffs, when players have been suspended a match following their seventh technical foul of this postseason.