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O.J. Mayo will not exercise his player option for next season with the Dallas Mavericks to become a free agent.
Mayo signed a two-year deal with the Mavericks last summer.
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FRISCO, Texas Mark Cuban had a good laugh Friday after he was asked about former Dallas Maverick Jason Terry playing for former Maverick Jason Kidd now that it appears both will be in Brooklyn next season.
Terry was part of a blockbuster deal on Thursday that will also send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, the team that hired a recently retired Kidd to be their...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is not one to be shy about pulling the trigger on a deal that he thinks will work, and proved that once again Thursday night. For a team that is in flux he needs talent, but in order to go after the best free agents in the market he needs cap space.
Thursday night he managed to get both.
It has been no secret that the Mavericks want Dwight...
DALLAS -- Let the recruiting begin.
"I reached out to (Dwight Howard)," Dirk Nowitzki said Thursday from just outside the Dallas Mavericks draft room. "I told him that we'd love to have him... And if I need to jump on a plane, I'm free. I'm available."
And thus marks an official beginning to the Dwight-to-Dallas saga...
It didn't come in the...
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The Mavericks are reportedly interested in trying to make a trade for Rajon Rondo, though the Celtics previously said he is not for sale.
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks are approaching tonight's NBA Draft and the July 1 opening of free agency as if they have a legitimate shot at big fish Dwight Howard. A national report now calls it unlikely the All-Star center will remain with the Lakers and Dallas is the front-runner destination.
The valid base of the story is two years in the making. Howard has long admired...
FRISCO, Texas By trading back a couple times during the first round of Thursday night's NBA Draft, the Dallas Mavericks were able to save some money. That's obviously a good thing when your top offseason goal is to land star center Dwight Howard.
But exactly how much money did they save?
"I forget the exact amount, but we saved some money," Mavs owner Mark Cuban...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Dallas Mavericks have traded their No. 16 pick, which they acquired just moments before the trade, and second-year shooting guard, Jared Cunningham, to the Atlanta Hawks for the No. 18 and No. 44 pick in Thursday’s draft.
Looking to shed salary cap in pursuit of free agent Dwight Howard, the Mavericks shed Cunningham’s salary...
There's plenty of NBA fans who don't care much for the Miami Heat.
Dirk Nowitzki is one of them.
The Dallas Mavericks star power forward expressed his feelings about the two-time defending champions on Friday.
"In life, I don't really hate much," Nowitzki told "Fitzsimmons and Durrett" on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM. "I'm an easygoing guy, but...
Turns out, the Dallas Mavericks might have a shot at Dwight Howard after all.
ESPN's Chris Broussard Tweeted today that Howard hasn't made up his mind, but is unlikely to re-sign with the Lakers because of coach Mike D'Antoni's system.
That leaves Houston and Dallas as the favorites to sign Howard, however, Broussard said Howard is so indecisive, nothing is out...
It seems like the Dwight Howard Sweepstakes have swung in favor of the Dallas Mavericks over the past few days. An article by ESPN’s Chris Broussard came out on Thursday claiming that sources close to the situation have said that Dwight does not want to resign with the Lakers, and is naming Houston, Dallas and [...]The post How the Mavericks Could Land Dwight Howard appeared first...
The Mavs have worked to persuade Shawn Marion that the exercising of his ETO and the security of a wink-wink return worth three years and $18 million is the right play. But ... 'We think Shawn is going to stand pat,' a Mavs source says. 'Which is his right.' So Trix will get his money ... and probably, his terrific Mavs career might be nearing its end.
Dirk Nowitzki is willing to hop on a plane at a moment's notice. Mark Cuban won't have ''Shark Tank'' tapings that interfere with recruiting.
The Dallas Mavericks and their star player and owner are ready for a run at Dwight Howard when free agency opens late Sunday night.
It's been two years since the Mavericks dismantled key parts of their only championship...
So the most wishy-washy professional athlete of his generation has an interest in playing for the Dallas Mavericks? I'll believe it when I see it.
An ESPN report Thursday suggested that Lakers center Dwight Howard is excited about joining the Mavs because he would be the face of the franchise. Dirk Nowitzki might be one of the greatest players in NBA history, but he's never...
Dirk Nowitzki says he’s made the phone call to Dwight Howard to give his pitch and let the All-Star center know he’d love for him to join the Dallas Mavericks in free agency.
According to the Star-Telegram:
“I reached out to him and told him we’d love to have him,” Nowitzki said. “It’s not like we call each other every day.
“I didn’t write him a letter. We just...
Dirk Nowitzki made a recruiting call to Dwight Howard.
“I reached out to him, but that’s probably as far as I would go,” Nowitzki said. “I told him we’d love to have him and that’s really about it. It’s not like we call each other every day. I didn’t write him a letter. I just had a little phone contact and that was about it.”
Nowitzki regards Howard as the best...