DONNIE NELSON RUMORS

Nelson: Dalembert will be back in Dallas next season

As far as president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson is concerned, the Mavericks don’t have to make a decision about Samuel Dalembert’s partially guaranteed contract this summer. That decision has already been made. The Mavs signed Dalembert to a two-year deal this summer, but only $1.8 million of the big man’s $3.87 million salary next season is guaranteed. However...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Not Searching For Roster Changes

The Dallas Mavericks are willing to listen but are not searching for roster changes. They currently have 15 guaranteed contracts. Donnie Nelson discussed the Mavericks' approach heading into next week's trade deadline. “We’re always looking for ways to improve," Nelson said. "Now with that being said, all of the parts are pretty intricately in twined. To get...
Via RealGM
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks president Donnie Nelson thinks David Stern deserves Nobel Peace Prize

With less than two days in his tenure as commissioner of the NBA, David Stern will soon give way to Adam Silver and leave a position that he’s held since 1984. Overall, many fans and NBA writers would say that Stern helped grow the game into enormous levels and Dallas Mavericks president Donnie Nelson thinks he deserves high praise. Check out the below statement he told to Dwain...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
HERE WE GO AGAIN

Mavericks suspend West indefinitely

Mavericks team president Donnie Nelson announced that Delonte West has been suspended indefinitely by the team for the second time in a few weeks.

Via Los That Sports Blog
October 25, 2012  |  1 Comment

Vegas offers up-close NBA experience

LAS VEGAS It's easy to catch the snippets of conversation as Donnie Nelson mutters on his cell phone, tapping away at an iPad. The Mavericks' general manager is visited by a steady stream of reporters and friends as he sits on press row at UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center, waiting for his team's Saturday game. It's a rotation of video cameras and handshakes...
Via Fox Sports North
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Nelson: I won't tear apart Mavericks

Donnie Nelson talked about the future Monday. Following a disastrous week for the Mavericks, he obviously didn't have much to be positive about. The Mavericks president of basketball operations attempted to sound upbeat when talking about fielding a playoff contender for the upcoming season. But disappointment overshadowed all. Not landing Deron Williams has left the Mavericks...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavericks ready to be active in the market?

In March, Donnie Nelson explained that the Mavericks were quiet during the trade deadline because they already possessed a roster that could "contend this year" but also "be active out in the market." Now that the contention part has been eliminated, it must be time to be active in the market. Well, not exactly. "There's lots of good players out there...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavs’ Nelson Compares Lam Lam to “Gunpowder”

Technically, the two have parted ways, therefore it was only a matter of time before one of the two sides would throw the first punch – it just happened to be the Mavericks’ Donnie Nelson: “It’s like going to war with wet gunpowder,” Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said. WHELP! That is probably one of [...]
Via The NBA Passionista
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss
TOTAL BURN

Mavs exec blasts Lamar Odom

Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson, summarizing Lamar Odom's tenure in Dallas: "It's like going to war with wet gunpowder."

Via Crossover Chronicles
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavs GM: 'I didn't feel pressure to make trade'

Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson didn't make any moves prior to Thursday's trade deadline because he says the club is in good shape to make a postseason run and positioned well to be a serious player in free agency this summer. "We like our team," Nelson said Thursday. "We like the flexibility we have this summer. We need to get some healthy bodies...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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