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When the Dallas Mavericks heard Jason Kidd was going to sign with the New York Knicks, there was a level of optimism (in public anyway) that Dallas might be better off with a younger point guard to run the show next to star Dirk Nowitzki.
After all, Kidd isn't close to the player he used to be. He's slower and forced to become a spot up shooter in the game. Darren Collison and Roddy Beaubois were supposed to be cheaper and younger alternatives to help the Mavericks during this season with a low salary cap and a wish list of signing another superstar to go with Dirk in the offseason.
The best case scenario would be the Mavs becoming a decent team with a piece or two they can sign to a longer term deal and still allowing flexibility and worse case scenario was maybe a second round exit with the likes of Chris Kaman, Elton Brand and OJ Mayo to help the team. What the Mavs didn't figure out is there might be something worse than the worst case scenario and that showe...
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Dirk Nowitzki's return to the Dallas Mavericks is complete with his surprising revelation that he is ready to play in Sunday's game at San Antonio.
"I'm going to give it a go,'' he said before the game.
As of Wednesday, Dirk was still talking of returning after Christmas and not having a firm target date.
"Not really,'' he said in a Wednesday...
Derek Fisher signed with the Dallas Mavericks on November 29th. Fisher suffered a right patellar tendon strain when the Mavs where taking on the Heat last week. On Saturday Fisher asked the Mavs to waive him citing the two week recovery time and the difficulty of being away from his family. For Fisher, the likeliest move [...]
Dirk Nowitzki made a surprise return Sunday night, deciding he’d play against the Spurs less than an hour before tip-off after testing the knee during practice last week. Nowitzki, who had arthroscopic knee surgery on Oct. 19, was not expected to return until after Christmas – so this was an early gift for Mavericks’ fans. The All-Star came off the bench, checking into the...
Mark Cuban is a rather candid guy. So when he decided to spend his Christmas Eve answering questions on Reddit, it wasn’t all that surprising.
Nevertheless, Cuban had some interesting responses to his inquiries, which were all over the place in terms of topics. Cuban broke down the NBA’s officiating, his Christmas buying habits, the Toronto Raptors and his Shark Tank gig.
Over the years, the Dallas Mavericks have provided us with some classic holiday videos and their latest featuring players getting gift from "Santa Dirk" is an instant classic to watch on this Christmas Eve.Check out Chris Kaman, O.J. Mayo, Elton Brand and a host of others open their presents to receive some comical gifts.Clearly, Shawn Marion should ask for the receipt...
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed guardforward Chris Douglas-Roberts off their NBA Development League team.
Douglas-Roberts is leading the D-League in scoring at 22.5 points per game in 11 games. He's also averaging 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists for the Texas Legends.
Douglas-Roberts is filling the roster spot vacated by veteran point guard Derek Fisher, who was...
Dirk Nowitzki warmed up prior to the Dallas Mavericks’ game with San Antonio on Sunday night, preparing to play in a game for the first time this season. He was not in the starting lineup, but was dressed and on the bench.
He entered the game with 6:28 left in the first quarter.
Nowitzki, who had arthroscopic knee surgery on Oct. 19, went through his first full practice on Wednesday...
Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki made his season debut Sunday, coming off the bench in the first quarter of the Mavericks' game in San Antonio against the Spurs. The 14-year pro underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Oct. 19, and he missed the team's first 27 games. In Nowitzki's absence, the Mavericks went 12-15, losing five of their past six prior to Sunday...
The Dallas Mavericks shocked everyone last night. Not because of their performance or because of a big win. They shocked everyone by playing Dirk Nowitzki. The Mavericks star has been sidelined the entire season after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery. However, shortly before the game it was reported that he would play. Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com had the early report about...
Dirk Nowitzki wasn't expecting to play much during his season debut Sunday night against the San Antonio Spurs.
Still, after missing the Dallas Mavericks' first 27 regular-season games, he didn't expect to take a seat on the bench after 20 minutes with the game completely out of hand.
''In the middle of the third we were down by 80, so I didn't really have...
Dirk Nowitzki made his season debut on Sunday, surprising pretty much everybody with eight points on 3-of-4 shooting in 20 minutes of ease-back-in action. The bad news from San Antonio? "We need some work, because that was obviously embarrassing,' said The UberMan, the only member of the Mavs who didn't humiliate himself in a 129-91 debacle - which we analyze in Monday...
Tony Parker and Darren Collison will be the matchup of the game for Sunday night when the San Antonio Spurs host the Dallas Mavericks for their first game of the 2012-2013 season.
With the Mavericks waiving Derek Fisher, Collison will be expected to take the majority of the minutes against Tony Parker at the start of the game. Both point guards are speedy and looking to get to...
Dirk Nowitzki returned to the Mavericks on Sunday night, earlier than many expected.
SAN ANTONIO -- With the surprise return of Dirk Nowitzki to the Dallas lineup Sunday night, the Mavericks seemed ready to re-energize their season against their longtime rival, the San Antonio Spurs. However, it was the Spurs who got hot. San Antonio rode a franchise-record long-distance shooting performance to a 129-91 win over the Mavericks at the AT&T Center. The Spurs...
Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, James Harden and Jason Kidd get everyone pumped for basketball on Christmas Day with their own version of “Jingle Bells.”
It’s good they pay you millions to play hoops, because you would be the ones paying if you tried singing.