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Mavericks GM Donnie Nelson on Dallas police: We'll be there to support them every step of the way

Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson met with a small group of media members Friday morning to discuss the team's moves of the past week.But first, he spent the first 2 minutes, 30 seconds talking about the tragedy in downtown Dallas Thursday night. Five police officers were killed in shootings targeting them during an otherwise peaceful rally.Following is Nelson...
Via SportsDay
16 days ago

World traveler Donnie Nelson knows the huge role law-enforcement personnel play in society

Mavericks' president of basketball operations met with a small group of media members Friday morning to discuss the team's moves of the past week.But first, he spent the first 2 minutes, 30 seconds talking about the tragedy in downtown Dallas Thursday night.Following is his transcript:"I think, first and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are going out to the families of the folks...
Via SportsDay
16 days ago

Mavericks prepared to finalize their free-agent dealings when moratorium is lifted

Donnie Nelson, the Mavericks' president of basketball operations who is a native of Iowa, was headed there on Wednesday to close the deal with free-agent acquisition Harrison Barnes.Nelson will be in Barnes' hometown, Ames, Iowa. Barnes has agreed to a four-year, $94-million contract. The earliest it could be signed is 11:01 p.m. central time on Wednesday when the moratorium on transactions...
Via SportsDay
18 days ago

Mavericks GM: What I like about A.J. Hammons, and why we were lucky to draft him

Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson recently joined KRLD 105.3 FM The Fan to discuss all things basketball. Here are some highlights.Question: What did you guys like about AJ Hammons?Donnie Nelson: What's there not to like? He's big. He has really good hands. Good footwork. He's a shot blocker, rebounder. Averaged 2.5 blocked shots and gets a rebound every three minutes...
Via SportsDay
June 25, 2016

Dallas Mavericks: Donnie Nelson Attends Euroleague Finals

The Euroleague Finals took place on Sunday and Dallas Mavericks’ GM Donnie Nelson was in attendance in Berlin, Germany. With the Euroleague Finals coming to a dramatic ending, Fenerbahce Istanbul fell in overtime to CSKA Moscow in a thriller. With the Euroleague being known as the second most talented league in the world behind the […] Dallas Mavericks: Donnie Nelson Attends...
Via The Smoking Cuban
May 20, 2016

Mavericks general manager opens up about trade deadline

The Dallas Mavericks did not make a trade during yesterday's deadline bonanza, but that doesn't mean they weren't one of the league's more active teams. Here's the team's general manager, Donnie Nelson, talking about how he spent the afternoon. He sure sounded busy. Nelson is one of the league's smarter decision-makers, and well before yesterday's deadline he did a fantastic job...
Via Fox Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoudemire will sit 1st 2 games with Mavs to get acclimated

DALLAS (AP) Amare Stoudemire's debut with the Dallas Mavericks will have to wait a few days. President of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said Thursday the newly signed forward would probably play Sunday against Charlotte. That means he will miss the Mavericks' return from the All-Star break Thursday night at Oklahoma City and a home game one night later against Houston. Dallas...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Mavs Confident Of Signing Jermaine O'Neal Or Josh Smith

Donnie Nelson is confident of the Dallas Mavericks' chances of signing either Jermaine O'Neal or Josh Smith. The Mavericks need to improve their frontcourt depth after their trade of Brandan Wright in the deal for Rajon Rondo. "I feel pretty good that we'll be able to come to terms with one," Nelson said Tuesday on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM. "Certainly to come up with both would be just...
Via RealGM
December 24, 2014  |  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 you got to give...
Via RealGM
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gersson Rosas Returns To Rockets' Front Office

Gersson Rosas is returning to the front office of the Houston Rockets as executive vice president of basketball operations. Rosas spent nine seasons with the Rockets before becoming general manager of the Dallas Mavericks in July. Rosas parted ways with the Mavericks after becoming uncomfortable in his role under Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson Rosas will share the executive VP title...
Via RealGM
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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