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...
February 15, 2014
HERE WE GO AGAIN
Mavericks team president Donnie Nelson announced that Delonte West has been suspended indefinitely by the team for the second time in a few weeks.
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...
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...
Mark Cuban, became succesful and wealthy at very young age, by trusting his instincts. He comes from a working-class family in Pittsburgh, the grandson of Russian immigrants. At the age of 25-years-old, he started his first company MicroSolutions, which was the first step in his becoming one of the 500 richest people on the planet, according to “Forbes Magazine” last year.
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...
Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson, summarizing Lamar Odom's tenure in Dallas: "It's like going to war with wet gunpowder."
Before the Charlotte-at-Mavs game, GM Donnie Nelson talked of ‘landing a big fish,’ of ‘having cake’ and of ‘eating it, too.’ And then Dallas feasted on Bobcat, a 101-96 win serving as a sidedish to all the Deron sugarplums that are head-dancing as the Mavs, says Nelson, ‘feel like we can contend this year and be active in the market.’ Let's serve it up in Mavs Donuts!
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...
Some front office executives believe the Blazers are doing due diligence on Donnie Nelson.