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#13 - Dallas Mavericks2011/12 Record: 36-30, lost Eastern Conference First Round2012/13 Projected Record: 45-37, playoffs
Key Additions:Darren Collison - Point GuardO.J. Mayo - Shooting GuardDahntay Jones - Shooting GuardElton Brand - Power ForwardChris Kaman - CenterKey Departures:Jason Terry - Shooting GuardJason Kidd - Point GuardBrendan Haywood - CenterLamar Odom - Power ForwardIan Mahinmi - CenterDepth Chart:Point Guard: Darren Collison, Delonte WestShooting Guard: O.J. Mayo, Dahntay JonesSmall Forward: Shawn Marion, Vince CarterPower Forward: Dirk Nowitzki, Elton BrandCenter: Chris Kaman, Brandan WrightThe X Factor:Dirk NowitzkiDirk is now 34 years old - he's bound to eventually not play at an all-world level (right?!). Is this the year the decline starts?Summary: The Mavs went through a massive turnover in the offseason, and even though they whiffed on getting any of the big-name free agents on the market, they still upgraded their roster. And,...
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Here’s the story, apparently when Derron Williams went to Dallas to meet with Mark Cuban and the rest of the organization, Cuban was a no show!Yup. Mark Cuban was instead at a taping of his tv series, Shark Tank.When asked if that had any weight on his decision to stay in Brooklyn, Williams had this to say:“Of course. A lot of the questions that me and my agent had for them really...
The Associated Press A swollen right knee kept Dirk Nowitzki out of the Dallas Mavericks' 99-85 loss at FC Barcelona Regal on Tuesday, with Pete Mickeal and Juan Carlos Navarro each scoring 19 points for the 17-time Spanish champions.
After only leading by two points at halftime, Barcelona outscored the Mavericks 32-16 in the third quarter to open up an 18-point gap. Chris Kaman...
Newly signed Dallas Mavericks shooting guard O.J. Mayo has had a tough first two games of the preseason, his first in preparation for a debut season with the Mavs. Those two games might be already getting underneath his skin, showing signs of frustration at practice this week. Mayo had to restart his shooting drill several [...]
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- A swollen right knee kept Dirk Nowitzki out of the Dallas Mavericks' 99-85 loss at FC Barcelona Regal on Tuesday, with Pete Mickeal and Juan Carlos Navarro each scoring 19 points for the 17-time Spanish champions.After only leading by two points at halftime, Barcelona outscored the Mavericks 32-16 in the third quarter to open up an 18-point gap. Center...
One of the worst kept secrets in the Association last season, was that the Dallas Mavericks were going to make a full-court push to sign Free Agent point guard Deron Williams this past summer. That is the reason that the report from the “New York Times” earlier this week was so surprising; as Williams revealed that the Mavericks Team Owner Mark Cuban was not present when he met...
Forward Dirk Nowitzki missed the Dallas Mavericks' exhibition game in Barcelona on Tuesday due to a right knee injury. Nowitzki was a late scratch due to swelling in the knee. Without him, the Mavericks lost 99-85 to FC Barcelona Regal. Dallas defeated Alba Berlin 89-84 on Saturday in Germany, with Nowitzki scoring eight points during his return to his home country. ESPN...
For a while it looked like Deron Williams could sign with the Mavericks this past offseason, but he wound up back with the Nets. Earlier this week, Deron explained that Mark Cuban’s absence from his free agent meeting with Dallas helped him choose to re-sign with Brooklyn. When asked about Williams’ comments, Cuban couldn’t resist responding with a little mind game.“I’m...
CUBAN NO-SHOW CRISIS
Deron Williams was down to signing with the Mavericks or the Nets this summer but the fact that Mark Cuban did not show up for his meeting with Dallas swayed the free agent.
Mark Cuban was too busy on the Los Angeles set of his TV show "Shark Tank" to come to a July meeting with then-free agent Deron Williams in New York, costing the Dallas Mavericks any chance of landing him, according to the Brooklyn Nets point guard.Williams had two teams in mind when he become a free agent this summer his hometown Mavericks and his previous team, the Nets...
Dirk Nowitzki will wait a few days to see if the knee, which bothered him last season season, improves.
When anyone brings up the name Mark Cuban, one of the first things that is undoubtedly going to be said is something about the passion he has for his team, followed by how hands-on he is for an owner. Both of those attributes make this story even more surprising: Cuban missed the free agent meeting with Deron Williams, and it didn’t go unnoticed by the point guard.Would D-Will...