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God Shammgod hired by Mavericks as player development assistant

The Dallas Mavericks’ basketball altar just got a lot holier. According to a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports on Thursday, former Providence point guard and streetball legend God Shammgod has been hired by the Mavericks as a player development assistant. Shammgod, 40, is best known in hoops circles for his fabled (and eponymous) crossover move. Shammgod enjoyed a memorable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks boost Dirk Nowitzki's deal to $50 million

DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it's worth more than the original agreement.The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday -- $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed. The person with knowledge...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's new deal to $50 million

Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it's worth more than the original agreement.The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday -- $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed. The person with knowledge of the contract...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs re-sign 13-time All-Star Dirk Nowitzki

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have re-signed 13-time NBA All-Star Dirk Nowitzki. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. During his 18-year tenure in Dallas, Nowitzki has guided the Mavericks toward many of the franchise’s greatest achievements. Nowitzki led Dallas to its first-ever 60 win season in 2002-03, first NBA Finals appearance...
Via Mavs.com
3 days ago

Examining the Dallas Mavericks’ contract with Dirk Nowitzki

On July 22, the Dallas Mavericks finalized their new deal with the long-time face of the franchise, Dirk Nowitzki, at $50 million over two seasons. This represents a $10 million increase over the originally reported deal of $40 million. The deal will keep Nowitzki playing until age 40. This signing represents a bright spot in the Dallas Mavericks’ otherwise disappointing free agency...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nowitzki expresses frustration with Mavs' free agency failures

For the fourth consecutive summer, the Dallas Mavericks missed out on their primary free-agent targets, only to overpay for mid-tier options instead. After losing out in the sweepstakes for Hassan Whiteside and Mike Conley, Dallas had to resort to giving Harrison Barnes a four-year, $94.4 million contract. It’s a deal that will likely come back to haunt the organization long term...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks sign Dirk Nowitzki to two-year deal

Future Hall of Fame big man Dirk Nowitzki will return to the Dallas Mavericks for at least two more seasons. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Dallas has agreed to bring Dirk back on a two-year, $40 million contract. Story online soon @espn: Mavs and Dirk Nowitzki have come to terms on the framework of a new two-year, $40 million deal, league sources say. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dirk Nowitzki opts out to become NBA free agent

As expected, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has reportedly opted out of his contract and is set to become an NBA free agent on July 1, per ESPN’s Marc Stein. ESPN sources say that Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki officially opted out of his contract today and will indeed become a free agent July 1 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 21, 2016 There have been some rumors...
Via Sportsnaut
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors will target Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki may not have any intention of leaving the Dallas Mavericks, but the Golden State Warriors have plans to pitch him anyway. The San Jose Mercury News’ Tim Kawakami reports that — big shocker here — the Warriors’ front office was highly motivated after Sunday’s Game 7 loss to the Cavaliers to do what they can to improve the team so they can win it all next season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki discusses future NBA plans

Dirk Nowitzki seems to have a few options going into this summer. The 37-year-old superstar can stick with the Dallas Mavericks, exercise a player option or, the worst-case scenario—retire. Nowitzki is up there in age so his hanging up the sneakers wouldn’t be a major shocker. This is especially the case considering the Mavericks look to have an uphill battle to contend in...
Via The Sports Daily
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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