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As Dirk Nowitzki pushes age 35 his salary continues to increase, but his play is starting to drop off.
According to Forbes.com, Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks is one of the top five most overpaid players in the NBA.
“As the new breed of statistical analysts like to point out, a primary scorer using extra shots to get his points means fewer shots for others (and hence fewer chances for additional points for the team).... Read more
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If Mark Cuban were to really give Brittney Griner a shot in the NBA ... well, one of her "future" teammates thinks she's have more than a little trouble with the transition.
"You're kind of caught between a 3 and a 4, it's tough," Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki said, according to The Dallas Morning News, when asked about Griner playing in...
Mark Cuban is known for speaking his mind no matter what others may think of him. Cuban says things from time to time to make headlines in the paper. (Or on Twitter) Recently the Mavericks owner said that he would be open to draft NCAA Women’s Basketball star Brittney Griner.
Griner, who plays for Baylor, has been a dominant player. She is known for her size and spectacular skills...
Dallas big man Elton Brand is being held out of the Mavericks' game at Denver on Thursday night because of a sore right calf that's been bothering him for a week.
Coach Rick Carlisle said Brand is day to day.
Carlisle said the injury flared up in the team's loss to Indiana on March 28 and affected Brand in subsequent games against the Bulls and Lakers, ''so...
Brittney Griner is ready to take Mark Cuban up on his offer to draft her.
She says she'd be open to an NBA tryout after the WNBA season.
The two-time AP player of the year said Saturday she first heard of Cuban's comments from friends. She jumped on Twitter to start reading up on what the Mavericks owner said.
The 6-foot-8 Baylor star is well aware of the challenges of...
Even Mark Cuban could not have know n what he had started when he stated that he would consider drafting Baylor's Britney Griner. The concept of a woman playing in the NBA has since become a topic for debate on numerous shows, players have weighed in on the notion, coaches have spoken out, and the blogo-sphere--well, you know bloggers and writers grasp on to stuff like this...
Since Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he would consider drafting Brittney Griner a couple days ago, the "women playing in men's sports" debate has been renewed.
Griner joins Danica Patrick and Michelle Wie, the most recent examples, as women who either have joined or have been talked about joining the "men's division" of their chosen sport.