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Dallas Mavericks rookie guard Gal Mekel is recovering from right knee surgery.
The team said Friday that Mekel had arthroscopic surgery to address a torn lateral meniscus in his knee. The team said there was no timetable yet for the return of the 25-year-old guard from Israel, an undrafted rookie from Wichita State.
Mekel has played in 30 games. While playing nearly 10 minutes a game, he has scored 2.4 points and 2.1 assists per game.
After playing 14 1/2 minutes and matching his season high with seven assists Monday night against Orlando, Mekel didn't play Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers.
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At Summer League last year Gal Mekel like a guy with potential — he had a good basketball IQ, the recent MVP of the Israeli league just needed to see how to fit his game into the NBA. And he had done that in flashes recently, such as his seven assists Monday night against Orlando.
But now he’s going to be out for a while — the Mavericks’ rookie had surgery on a torn lateral...
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday by the score of 129-127. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak and dropped the Mavericks to 23-17, third in the Southwest Division. Rookie guard Gal Mekel missed the game with a knee injury and and MRI on his knee indicates that he'll miss significant playing time.David Pick, senior correspondent...
Before David Stern hands over the reigns to Adam Silver, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wants a parting gift from the longtime commissioner -- in the form of another fine.
"We talk about it all the time," Cuban told ESPNDallas.com. "I'm going to have one final fine before he leaves."
Since becoming the owner of the Dallas Mavericks in 2000, Cuban has been fined...
Gal Mekel underwent surgery on Friday for a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee, the Dallas Mavericks announced.
No timetable has been set for Mekel's return.
Mekel is averaging 2.4 points and 2.1 assists this season as a reserve point guard.
For about 17:30 in the second half, the Dallas Mavericks played sensational basketball, and were well on their way to one of their more impressive wins of season.
With a 123-106 lead at the 4:35 mark of the final quarter, the Los Angeles Clippers stormed back and defeated the Mavs 129-127 on Jan. 15.
The Mavericks shot 50 percent and scored 62 points in the first half; great stats...
The NBA fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $100,000 on Saturday for confronting referees and using inappropriate language toward them.
Cuban confirmed the fine on his Twitter feed, saying he couldn't let Commissioner David Stern leave without a proper farewell.
"Its been a fun 14 years of trying to create change and donating to the donut fund!" Cuban wrote.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is at high risk to be fined by the league before the month is out.
So says Mark Cuban.
In an interview with ESPN.com this week to reflect on David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which ends Feb. 1, Cuban said he has been telling Stern for months that he is determined to get dinged one last time before his longtime foil leaves his post...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $100,000 by the NBA on Saturday for confronting officials on the court during Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $100k for confronting game officials/directing inappropriate language toward them postgame on Jan. 15.— Brett Poirier NBA (@BrettNBA) January 19, 2014
Cuban recently said that...
The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns on Friday night by the score of 110-107. The win moved the Mavericks to 24-17, third in the Southwest Conference. Point guard Jose Calderon injured his knee in the first quarter and played only 19 minutes. Rookie Shane Larkin filled in nicely, scoring a career-high 18 points. One cannot expect Larkin to start regularly at this point...
Mark Cuban loves donating money to the NBA. The outspoken owner speaks his mind and it tends to cost him, literally.
Cuban expressed previously that he loves and will miss David Stern as the commish. Stern will officially be gone February 1st. Cuban couldn’t let Stern leave without giving him another reason to fine him.
I couldnt let the commish go without a proper farewell...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that he wanted one more fine from NBA commissioner David Stern before Stern retires on February 1st – it looks like he got his wish. On Wednesday night, Cuban stormed the floor to berate the officials after the Mavericks blew a 17-point lead in the final five minutes against the Los Angeles Clippers. Cuban was unhappy with some of the foul...
Rookie Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-107 on Friday night.
The Suns had a last chance to tie it when Vince Carter turned it over trying to inbound the ball after a basket by Phoenix with 6.7 seconds left. But...
The Mavericks reached the halfway mark of the NBA regular season Friday night.
They did so with a bang as they once again showed their ability to rebound from heart-wrenching losses.
Behind strong nights from Monta Ellis, Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion and rookie Shane Larkin, the Mavericks rinsed off the stench of Wednesday’s nasty loss to the Los Angeles Clippers by outlasting...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Rookie Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, scored a career-high 18 points, including two free throws with 11.1 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-107 on Friday night.
The Suns had a last chance to tie it when Vince Carter turned it over trying to inbound the ball after a basket by Phoenix with 6.7 seconds...
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