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DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed veteran guard Mike James to a second 10-day contract.
Dallas is the 11th NBA team in 11 seasons for the 37-year-old James. He has scored eight points on 3-of-16 shooting in five games, but was on the floor ahead of starter Darren Collison in the tense final minutes of Wednesday night's 105-100 victory against Houston.
If the Mavericks want to keep James beyond this 10-day deal, they'll have to guarantee the veteran minimum salary for the rest of the season.
James helped the Chicago Bulls last season when point guard Derrick Rose was battling injuries. His best season came with Toronto in 2005-06, when he averaged 20.3 points and 5.8 assists in 79 starts.
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The Dallas Mavericks signed guard Mike James to a second 10-day contract on Friday. James had signed a 10-day contract on Jan. 8 and played in five games, averaging 1.6 points and 1.0 assists off the bench. The 10-year NBA veteran has averaged 10.3 points and 3.5 assists with a well-traveled career that has included stops in Miami, Boston, Detroit, Milwaukee, Houston, Toronto...
As expected, Mike James will sign a second 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks today.
The Mavs were convinced they needed to keep James following his solid play after the point guard signed his original 10-day contract with the club on Jan. 8…“He played real solid [Wednesday] night,” coach Rick Carlisle said. “He did a lot of good things.”
via Dwain Price, Star-Telegram
After their win over the Minnesota Timberwolves in Dallas on Monday night, Dallas is looking more like the team of old, not in age, but in working together and putting something nice on the court for the fans to see.
It felt good, it looked good and you could tell that the players were in agreement with it because they looked relaxed and even smiling, yes I said smiling during the...
Dallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman stepped outside of the basketball world for a few minutes during a recent radio interview and tackled a subject that seems to be important to him.
Kaman, a gun owner, gave his take on gun legislation. The 30-year-old, who signed a one-year deal with the Mavericks in July, said he understands some aspects of the firearm regulations being discussed...
With the NBA trade deadline about six weeks away, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has announced that team is ready to make a deal.
“We’re letting everybody know that the ‘Bank of Cuban’ is open. If it’s the right deal, we don’t mind taking back money. But we’re not going to do a trade just to do a trade. It’s got to be worthwhile.”
The Mavericks are having...
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DALLAS -- The Mavericks have "a heart of a champion," says Kevin Durant. "Dallas is a championship-level team, no matter what their record is."
Ah, but OKC is a championship-level team and has the record to prove it. The Thunder downed the Mavs in a Friday night thriller, a 117-114 decision in yet another OT game, this time Durant as the tone-setter with 52 points...
Dirk Nowitzki wants to be a Dallas Maverick forever, but also doesn’t want to be chasing a low playoff seed every year either.
The figurative (possibly literal) Bank of Mark Cuban is open, but he doesn’t want to take on bad salary or deviate too far from the flexibility Dallas has built either.
The Mavs have won [...]
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points, O.J. Mayo hit two tiebreaking free throws and the Dallas Mavericks held off a Jeremy Lin-led surge to beat the Houston Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.
Lin and James Harden combined to score the last 18 points for the Rockets, who erased an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit and got even at 97. After Elton Brand blocked a layup attempt...
DALLAS -- Kevin Durant scored a career-high 52 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a hard-fought 117-114 overtime victory Friday night over the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Oklahoma City (32-8) won its sixth game in row in its first return trip to Dallas since beating the Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs last season. Both meetings between these clubs...
DALLAS -- On the eve of the All-Star starters for each conference being announced, the Houston Rockets’ backcourt hardly looked All-Star worthy in a 105-100 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center. Jeremy Lin missed 1 of 2 free throws in two critical trips to the free-throw line late in the game and then committed a turnover with 15 seconds...
Let it be known that in the [I tried to count all the games three times and came up with three different numbers between 500 and 700] game of the 2012/13 NBA season, Kevin Durant became the first to achieve 50 points. Durant dropped a career-high 52, actually; 21 of which came at the free throw line (on the same number of attempts). Shawn Marion, who gave up 17 of the 52, thought...