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To help pass the doldrums of the NBA offseason, ESPN.com has begun ranking all the players in the league from 1-500, starting with the bottom. And since there are only 450 roster spots (30 teams, 15 each), there are a lots of guys towards the end of this list who probably won't qualify as NBA players much longer. That's where former Celtic Fab Melo comes in. After being traded from Boston to Memphis this summer he was waived by the Grizzlies; something that is practically unheard of for a first round draft pick entering the second year of his guaranteed rookie deal. Melo is now hoping to find a home with Dallas after being given a training camp invitation by the Mavericks. All of this lands Melo at #499 in ESPN's rankings. So the questioning you must be wondering is, who's worse?
The answer is Royce White, who to this point is a bigger bust than Melo. Taken with the 15th pick in last year's draft by Houston, White has yet to play a single NBA game due to ...
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Shane Larkin wowed scouts at the NBA combine with his sensational athleticism. The 5’11 guard hoisted the highest max vertical of 44 inches since 2001, when Kenny Gregory leaped 45.5 inches. Larkin broke his ankle during practice and missed vital Summer League action. On the bright side for Dallas fans, their first-round pick is ready to go for training camp. Hearing our friend...
When Dallas Mavericks guard Shane Larkin broke his ankle during a summer league practice in July, there were questions whether or not he’d be ready to go by the time training camp began. While the initial timeframe for his return was two to three months, Larkin has apparently recovered on the shorter end of that estimate, as Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press reports that it...
No one knows if the introduction would have eventually happened. But it was Mark Aguirre who introduced Mark Cuban to Ross Perot Jr. thus leading to the ownership change of the Dallas Mavericks.
That meeting occurred in the latter half of 1999. By Jan. 4 2000 Perot’s sale of the Mavericks to Cuban for $285 million was finalized.
“It might have happened later but I actually...
Since the millennium changed the Mavericks have been blessed with smart point guards.
They did their jobs differently. Steve Nash was a little more shoot-first pass-later. Jason Kidd was the ultimate coach on the floor. And Devin Harris during his time developed into a dependable playmaker and the best defender of the bunch.
That all changed last season when the Darren Collison...
DALLAS -- Mavs rookie Shane Larkin will soon get the chance to prove he's a quick NBA point guard. But for now, the promising prospect is hoping to establish that he's a quick healer.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban tells DallasBasketball.com and FOXSportsSouthwest.com that Larkin could be ready to participate at some point in training camp (which starts Oct. 1) despite having broken...
It is the middle of September and I'm
sitting alone in my living room watching Mexico vs. Puerto Rico on
ESPN2. There are almost as many fans at the game as there are in my
living room. Laughable attendance aside, the FIBA America's
Championship on national TV is a testament to how far the
international game has come. Put yourself in your...