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'Old man in Dallas' Brandan Wright faces pivotal year in NBA career

It speaks volumes about the fluid nature of the Mavericks that Brandan Wright has played the second-longest current consecutive stretch of seasons on the team behind Dirk Nowitzki. What it also says is that Wright has turned his career around from the injury-plagued early years to become a formidable contributor on a team that believes it has serious playoff potential this season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Brandan Wright Fly High For the Putback Dunk (Video)

The Dallas Mavericks' Brandan Wright with a sweet putback slam off a missed layup from point guard Devin Harris. Wright streaked down the lane with one thing in mind, finishing the play with authority. Wright contributed eight points and three rebounds in a Mavericks loss against the No. 1 seed San Antonio Spurs, 109-100. The post Watch Brandon Wright High Fly For The Put...
Via Basketball Bicker
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Mavs even up on home stand, look to finish season strong

The Dallas Mavericks had a chance to pull away from the competition. They had all the opportunity in the world, but didn’t take advantage of it. Then again, it wasn’t like the Mavs just rolled over and quit, but giving it their all wasn’t quite enough. Dallas just finished its franchise-record eight-game home stand on April 1 with a heart-breaking overtime loss to the Golden...
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs sorely miss Brandan Wright

After what occurred against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, Brandan Wright's value to the Dallas Mavericks just increased twofold. Wright is the backup to starting center Samuel Dalembert. But Wright is out indefinitely with a small, non-displaced fracture of his left shoulder after incurring that injury during an Oct. 8 practice session. Wright's value surfaced when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks lose Brandan Wright due to shoulder fracture

The Dallas Mavericks will lose Brandan Wright for an indefinite period of time after Wright fractured his left shoulder in practice on Tuesday. As reported by Kurt Helin of, the Mavericks announced that Wright sustained a “small, non-displaced fracture to his left shoulder”.  The good news it the injury will not require surgery, but Wright will be checked weekly...
Via NBA Injury News
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks go 1-1 in preseason this week, but lose Brandan Wright

The Dallas Mavericks started their 2013 season with the beginning of the preseason, first facing off with the New Orleans Pelicans at home on Oct. 7 and then going to Memphis for a game with the Grizzlies on Oct. 9. The Mavs finished the opening week 1-1, but may have lost more than just one game. Backup center Brandan Wright was 7-of-8 from the field and scored 14 points in just...
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs' real concerns behind Brandan Wright's MRI

At this moment, Brandan Wright seems more concerned about chuckling about his new beard than he does about worrying about the MRI on his shoulder. But all yuks aside, the Mavs know there is an injury history there that requires investigation, caution, and yes, concern. Dallas Mavericks big man Brandan Wright has a new contract, 15 additional pounds of muscle, a sprouting beard that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavericks re-sign post player Brandon Wright

Brandan Wright has re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks announced the expected deal with the center/forward on Thursday. The 6-foot-10 Wright joined the Mavericks as a free agent in December 2011. He has played 113 games for Dallas, and last season averaged 8.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 blocks a game while shooting 60 percent from the field. While contract details...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Mavericks Discussing $4M Annual Deal With Brandan Wright

The Dallas Mavericks are discussing the framework of a deal that would pay Brandan Wright somewhere in the range of $4 million per year, according to a league source. The Mavericks own Wright’s early bird rights, allowing them to go over the salary cap to re-sign him. Wright spent the past two seasons with the Mavericks, averaging 7.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 17.2...
Via RealGM
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic pursuing Brandan Wright?

The Magic are reportedly in the running to sign Mavericks forward Brandan Wright, according to Tim McMahon of ESPN Dallas. McMahon reports the Mavericks hope to retain Wright, but the Hawks, Pistons, Raptors and Knicks have also expressed interest in the former eighth overall pick. Wright has bounced around several teams, but has found some footing with the Mavericks. He averaged...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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